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Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 December 2011
Date of publication: 31 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham awards winners at 2011-2012 prize presentation of Education Ministry...Over 1700 jade lots fetched during 6th day of Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium...Kayin New Year Don dance goes with a bang...Kayah State CM’s Trophy Football Tourney reaches semifinal...Central Committee for Prevention Against Human Trafficking holds meeting...Relief aids provided for fire victims of Mingala Taungnyunt Tsp...Environmental Conservation Department to be formed...64th Independence Day hailed with newly-opened road in Myaungmya Tsp...F&R Ministry holds family funfairs, games, kitchen crops contest...Basic computer course No. 3/2011 of SWRR concludes...Insurgent group kills three workers from road construction site, seizes three others...Fire breaks out at BEHS No. 2 in Kamayut Tsp...Severe cyclonic storm “THANE” crosses Tamilnadu Coast in Southern India...Funfairs for the disabled persons on 4 Jan...Rural development tasks undertaken...Control of foot-and-mouth disease performed...Bayintnaung Brokerage donates blood...Loans disbursed to needy farmers...New gravel road put back into service...Teak, hardwood plants nurtured...Free clinic opened...UEC announces date, vacant constituencies for by-elections...UEC announces dates for nomination, scrutinizing, revocation and announcement of Hluttaw representatives for vacant seats..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: LPDR delegation leaves Yangon after attending 10th Meeting of the Myanmar-Lao Border Authorities...Chinese gymnastic professional gives trainings...Central Committee for Prevention Against Human Trafficking holds meeting...BIDV offers scholarship to 50 YIE students..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Literature helps broaden horizons of youth"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 December 2011
Date of publication: 30 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Literature, great valuable cultural heritage among national heritage being preserved in successive eras - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham presents literary award winners...Lt-Gen Soe Win, wife Daw Than Than Nwe attend graduation dinner of 9th Intake of DSNPS...Sumitomo Golf Classic golf tournament to be held at Yetakhontaung Golf Club...1465 jade lots sold at Mid-Myanma Gems Emporium 2011...Students take part in track and field competitions...Body-building and Physical Culture Contest commences...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan inspects high-tech land reclamation (369 acres) in Ayinlo Village in Pyinmana...Fire breaks out in Mingala Taungnyunt Tsp, leaves 17 dead, 83 injured - 140 households accommodated at relief camps...Model paddy plot harvested...Agriculture and livestock breeding discussed...New blood midwifery turned out...Union Minister hosts dinner to winners of Lifetime Achievement National Literary Award and National Literary Awards...All prisoners express their ardent hope for granting of next general amnesty by President [Statement by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission on its visits to the Insein Prison and Hlay- Hlaw-Inn Yebet Prison Labour Camp]...Relief aid flows to fire victims in Yangon...Second work committee for holding Myanmar Health Research Conference 2011 meets...Self-reliant power station Take Fire launched...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in- Chief (Army) addresses 9th Intake Passing-out Parade of Military Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences...Union Level Peace-making Group, Special Region (4) sign agreement...Storm “THANE” likely to cross Tamilnadu Coast (Southern India)..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Talks on “Leadership in the era of Globalization” on 31 Dec..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards e-Government"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 December 2011
Date of publication: 29 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Region/State CMs urged to develop main staple crop paddy, establish crop farms to increase farmers’ incomes...Six agreements signed at second Union Level Peace Talk...Public Works, private companies ink BOT contracts...Dy Sports Minister inspects training at SPES (Yangon...Mid-year Gems Emporium continues for fourth day...Self-reliant power supply undertaken...Knowledge anti-human trafficking disseminated...Crime reduction talked...Myanmar Brewery Ltd donates blood...UMFCCI’s talk on Google on 30 Dec...Body-building and Physical Culture Contest held...Electricity cuts in Yangon during Dec 29-Jan 1...Local people participate in mass walk...2012 MNL Community Shield on 31 Dec...New school buildings opened in Salingyi, Taze...CBM changes interest rates on deposits and loans...Storm “THANE” unlikely to move to Myanmar...CBM adjusts interest rates of treasury bonds..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Israeli President...Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister holds press conference after second JCBC...Myanmar delegation deals with workers affairs in Thailand...Myanmar, Indonesia hold joint commission meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Start a good job".....ARTICLE: "Kyaiklat swarming with paddy-loaded motorboats and porters" Byline & Photos: Min Maung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 December 2011
Date of publication: 28 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: THANE unlikely to move towards Myanmar...Electricity bill readings on 1-6 Jan...4th Nay Pyi Taw traffic rules educative talk on 7-11 Jan...Outstanding Red Cross leaders honoured in Mon State...Basic Computer Course, Basic Maintenance Course opened...Ayeyawady Region in sports activities...Health knowledge disseminated...Mass walk activities organized...Pre-Primary School organizes sports events...Cash donated to funds for repairing bridges...Monsoon paddy harvested on model plot...MRIA to buy rice reserves...Earth-caring knowledge shared...BEPS/BEMS English Language Proficiency and Mathematics Skills Contests held...Kungyan village post-primary school in Butalin Tsp gets new school building...Blood donated at North Okkalapa General Hospital...Passing-out parade of sub-police inspector course No. 69/2011 held...Road constructed in Labutta Tsp...Fish released into lake...Winners in basic education primary and middle school level English language and mathematics skill contest announced...Fish and Prawn Entrepreneurs Association AGM on 31 Dec...Kayin State Health Department gives patients free medical treatment...Sagaing Region Chief Minister’s Cup Inter-District Football Tournament (Open) concludes...Sitagu Tetlan Free Eye Hospital opens in Loikaw...Bokpyin Township harvests model paddy plot...Outstanding students awarded in Letpadan Tsp...MMCWA President presents cash aid for conjoined twin operations...MRCS provides aids to displaced people in Kachin State...Twenty trainees complete midwifery course in Paung Tsp...Fire drill demonstrated in Pathein...Medicines provided to TB patients...Furniture Course opened...Talks on environmental conservation organized...Myanma Gems Emporium continues for third day...Waterway of Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku) designated...Timetable of National Literary Award-presenting ceremony changes...Vocational courses open...Fuel-wood distributed...ECG donated to township hospital..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: e-Visa system to be launched soon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Encourage students to do sports".....ARTICLE: "Marketable sunflower plants thriving in Tatkon" Byline: Phyo Sanda Myint, Photos: Khin Maung Win (Kyemon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 December 2011
Date of publication: 27 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Fire prevention talks given...CEO Classic Golf Tournament on 5 Jan...Myanmar Chess Open kicks off on 25 Jan...Equestrian Contest on 4 Jan 2012...Inter-Village Football Tourney kicks off...Victorious athletes of Yangon Region teams honoured...Deputy Education Minister views sports competitions...Displaced people in Kachin State get Christmas presents...Cash donated to flood victims in Magway Region...Citizenship Scrutiny cards presented to locals in Mingaladon Township...UEC receives 88-Forces of People’s Party’s application...Public notice for remonstration [88-Forces of People’s Party]...Pavement upgraded in Pazundaung Tsp...Deputy Minister visits road, bridge construction sites...Oxygen cylinder, washing machine donated...Mass walk activities held for fourth week of Dec in Nay Pyi Taw...First Kayah State Chief Minister’s Trophy Football Tournament (Open) 2011 going on...Cash and kind donated to aged, disabled children...New school building opened...Employees’ Micro-credit Society disburses loans...Union Minister: Malaria cases, death rate down in Myanmar...Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium continues for second day...Storm News...Significant night temperature (26-12-2011..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives delegation headed by Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Mr Koichiro Gemba...Union Foreign Minister and Japanese counterpart hold talks...UMFCCI President receives Japanese guest...Japanese delegation arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Japanese delegation concludes visit...CB to open money exchange counters in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku) to help develop west bank of Ayeyawady"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 December 2011
Date of publication: 26 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening of 2011-2012 Academic Year Inter-BES Sports Competitions...Significant night temperature (25-12-2011)...Healthy and strong people guarantee future of the nation: Union Health Minister...Union Commerce Minister attends car sales centre opening ceremony...Shan State Chief Minister attends opening of Billion Gain Co...Winners awarded in football and tennis tournaments...TEO’s Shield Football Tourney concludes...Mass walk activities organized in third week of December...Fishery entrepreneurs to emphasize prevention against depletion of fish resources...Functions of Myaukpyin Main Power Station inspected...Excellent skills plus never say die attitude promises victory: Union Sports Minister...Outstanding students awarded...Traditional medicine kids distributed...Surface layer of road tarmacked...Union Ministers, Yangon Region Chief Minister look into special agriculture zones in modern mechanized farm...Mass walk activities organized for fourth week of December..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Japanese delegation arrives...UMFCCI officials meet Chinese guests...Victorious disabled athletes honoured..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Yangon-Mandalay Expressway saves time".....ARTICLE: "Better transport facilities stretching all regions length and breadth of nation" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Moe Myint Hlaing
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 December 2011
Date of publication: 25 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: River-spanning bridges built in interests of nation and people - President U Thein Sein inspects progress in construction of Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku)...Low pressure formed over SE Bay of Bengal...Sacred Buddha tooth relic re-conveyed to China...Kyaukpyu Township emerges champion in Deputy Commissioner’s Cup...Myaylat Cup Invitational Golf Tournament wimps up...58 lots of pearl sold at Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium...Workers to directly register at labour exchange offices for foreign jobs...Loans disbursed to 100 vendors...Fire prevention talked...Model paddy plot produces over 70 baskets per acre...President U Thein Sein inspects progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanatheinga) project...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening of Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium 2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister shows sympathy for demise of Mr Kim Jong Il...Sacred Buddha tooth relic re-conveyed to China...Gymnastic athletes selected...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives guest...Workers to directly register at labour exchange offices for foreign jobs..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Corridors"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 December 2011
Date of publication: 24 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends opening of Saga-in-TadaU-Taguntaing road section...Significant night temperature (23-12-2011)...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Public notice(s) for remonstration [National League for Democracy, Myanma New Society Democratic Party]...Yangon Region Chief Minister presents in victory-flag handing-over ceremony...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann receives Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Interest rate to be reduced from 12% to 10% commencing 1 January 2012...Aux Air Conditioners at YITF...New Social Security Law to benefit over 500,000 workers...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing addresses Passing-out Parade of DSMA 13th Intake...Loans disbursed to 20 vendors...Traditional medicine clinic opened...Educative talks on prevention against drug held...Defence Services Commander-in- Chief, wife attend graduation dinner of DSMA 13th Intake...KDP permitted to form as political party...Political parties applying for registration...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses second coordination meeting of Central Committee for Observing 64th Anniversary Independence Day 2012...Kyunhla BEMS (Branch) gets new building...MMCWA Central Council meets...Untimely rainfall warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar disabled athletes win 11 gold medals, 9 silvers, 14 bronzes...Yangon Region Chief Minister meets Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Governor..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote the quality of marketable crops"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 December 2011
Date of publication: 23 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Notification No.57/2011 issued [exemptsMyanmar citizens living abroad from paying their income tax in foreign currency..."]...Union Minister meets beef cattle/ milch cow breeders, milk product businessmen and meat and fish exporters and importers...Significant night temperature (22-12-2011)...Yangon International Trade Exhibition 2011 opens...Rakhine State Chief Minister attends library opening ceremonies...Course for bus line account clerks in Mon State concludes...Monsoon paddy harvested on model plot...Teak plantations inspected...Environmental conservation coordinated...Wakema Myoma market organizes fire drill...Model plot produces over 100 baskets per acre...Paddy harvested on model plot...Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha kept for 15th day in Mandalay...Sagaing Region Chief Minister holds golf tourney, opens hospital ward and hammers stakes for more...Yangon-Mandalay expressway sees vehicle crash; two killed on the spot and three injured...Essay, poem, poster and painting contest of traffic rules educative show held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Japanese Emperor...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Japanese PM...President sends message of condolences to President of Philippine counterpart...Union FM felicitates Japanese counterpart...Myanmar, Egypt to encourage closer cooperation...FM sends message of condolences to Philippine counterpart...Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha kept for 15th day in Mandalay...Union Health Minister receives Japanese guests...CBM Governor receives Vietnamese guests...Experts meet for transboundary biodiversity management and climate change adaptation initiative in Hindu-Kush-Himalayas region...Agreement signed with Busan Korea Biotechnology to establish combined cycle power plant in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teachers, our braichanges ns behind growth".....ARTICLE: "Climate threaten to emergence of zoonotic diseases" Prof: Dr Tin Tin Myaing (University of Veterinary Science)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 December 2011
Date of publication: 22 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC Chairman attends opening of new school building of Zayatgwin BEPS...Chief Justice of the Union: Lawyers responsible to keep judicial pillar up...New school building handed over in Chauk...Three injured in Paung head-on crash...Model rice field in Mawlamyine produces nearly 74 baskets per acre...Bomb explosion kills one, injures one other in Kamayut Tsp...Mon State holds seminar on HIV prevention and 100% TCP...Sumitomo Golf Classic golf tourney from 11 to 14 Jan...Significant night temperature (21-12-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein and wife extend warm welcome to Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung and wife...Vietnamese delegation led by Vietnamese PM wraps up visit...Combodian Minister visits Nyaungbingyisu mechanized farm...President U Thein Sein hosts luncheon in honour of goodwill delegation led by Vietnamese PM...Guangxi Zhaung Autonomous Region Governor calls on Union NPED Minister...President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung...President U Thein Sein, Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung hold talks..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards a brighter future".....ARTICLE: "Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium with sale of value-added jewellery" Byline: Yan Gyi Aung; Photo: Htein Nan Naw
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 December 2011
Date of publication: 21 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MNC allowed to form as political party...No soap content found in groundnut oil..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar will work together to take her rightful place in international community and to develop the country - President U Thein Sein addresses 4th Greater Mekong Subregion Summit...4th GMS Summit opens with address by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...Thai Prime Minister returns home...Thai Prime Minister meets Chinese State Councilor...Myanmar and Thai ministers meet...China backs Myanmar’s development path...Cooperation with mutual trust, understanding and goodwill among GMS countries will strengthen future vision of Greater Mekong Subregion, will ensure good foundation for next generation - President U Thein Sein briefs on 4th GMS Summit to local and foreign media...President U Thein Sein meets Laotian Prime Minister...Myanmar President, Vietnamese PM visit farmer educative mechanized farm...President U Thein Sein receives Thai Prime Minister...Vietnamese PM’s wife Mrs Tran Thanh Kien and party tours Nay Pyi Taw...Dy Home Affairs Minister meets Vietnamese counterpart...Chinese State Councilor meets Vietnamese Prime Minister...Myanmar, Vietnam to make investment in agricultural sector development...Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister receives officials of WWFGMP and New York State University...GMS leaders, delegates head home as GMS Summit concludes...Union Minister for Mines receives Vietnamese guests...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Governor...President U Thein Sein delivers address at 4th GMS Summit Retreat...President U Thein Sein attends MoU signing ceremony in presence of GMS leaders..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Turn challenges to opportunities"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 December 2011
Date of publication: 20 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Literary Award ceremony on 29 Dec...Five blasts occur between Htopu Station and Hsahmaw Station in Mogaung Tsp...Insurgent group exchanges arms for peace in Southern Command...Ministry of Religious Affairs opens Basic English Course No.3 for officers...Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission meets...Weekly mass walk held in Shwebo...Pyay Township opens football tournament...Prizes presented to winners in gymnastic contest..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife host dinner in honour of Heads of Government, high-ranking representatives from GMS countries...Agreement signed on construction of healthcare facilities along Myanmar-China oil and gas pipelines...Cambodian delegation arrives Nay Pyi Taw...Vietnamese delegation arrives Nay Pyi Taw...Laotian PM comes to capital to attend 4th GMS Summit...Myanmar delegation headed by Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Chinese delegation led by State Councilor Mr Dai Bingguo...Final Meeting of Task Force for 4th GMS Summit held...Thai King’s granddaughter wraps up Myanmar tour...Union Hotels and Tourism Minister receives Arab businessmen...Thai Prime Minister arrives Nay Pyi Taw...Chinese delegation arrives in Nay Pyi Taw to attend GMS Summit...GMS Business and Investment Conference opens in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar, WFP to cooperate in supply to needy people and farmers...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, Chinese State Councilor open Nay Pyi Taw International Airport...President U Thein Sein meets Cambodian PM...President U Thein Sein receives PRC State Councilor Mr Dai Bingguo..... "PERSPECTIVES": "GMS Summit with fruitful results"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf(2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 December 2011
Date of publication: 19 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: High qualification of computer science plays a key role in strengthening of economy - Faculty members to turn out students to become well-versed technicians...Significant night temperature...Yawgi Gonyi building opened, cash donated for Dhamma Gonyi building... (18-12-2011)...Mine explosion of insurgents destroys tension tower-213 of 230- KV Lawpita-Toungoo power grid...Myanmar Printers and Publishers Association meets...MFF holds Awarded Night...University/College Bodybuilding and Physical Culture Contest on 27 Dec...622 monks, people donate blood for 13th time...Talks on independence day held in Myeik...Nay Pyi Taw Council of Churches observes gathering service, get-together...Final of 12th Great Wall National Badminton Tournament held...Insurgents’ mine blast destroys machinery of Public Works..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Granddaughter of Thai King donates Pitakat treatises to SSMNC Chairman...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann visits India...Myanmar delegation led by Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann arrives back..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The fourth estate, infallible and reliable"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4M)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 December 2011
Date of publication: 18 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Academic years of science and arts subjects will be added one more year in the coming year - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham on tour of Shan State (North)...Meeting (1/2011) of National Level Population and Development Commission held...Yatanarpon Teleport Call Center launched...MWAF donates cash and kind to Mental Health Hospital...Mass walk activity celebrated in Zeyathiri Township...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends South-East Asia Men’s Horkey Tournament at Theinbyu Horkey Turf...Dinner hosted to hockey teams...National Badminton Championship kicks off...Rakhine traditional wrestling held...Thayawady District emerges champion in Bago Region Football Tourney...World AIDS Day marked...Model plot of paddy harvested...K 6 million loans disbursed to vendors...Plywood and glue factories opened in Singaing Tsp...Stake driven for construction of two-storey school building in Thayawady...Establishment of special economic zones imperative to shape industrialized nation Thilawa Special Economic Zone project commences...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Lt-Gen Soe Win attends graduation dinner of 14th Intake of DSTA...Myanmar Sarsodaw Day, respect paying ceremony to doyen literati observed...Date for prize presentation of National Literary Awards to be announced..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Heads of State/Government, senior officials to GMS Summit arrive in Nay Pyi Taw on 18, 19 Dec..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Make a change through self-control".....ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge, 8th facility in time of government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 December 2011
Date of publication: 17 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Talks on Independence Day given in Palauk Sub-township...Significant night temperature (16-12-2011)...Paddy of GAP increases per-acre yield...Smaller lobsters released into sea...Myanmar Health Research Conference-2011 on 9-13 Jan...Cash and kind donated to displaced people in Kachin State...Teak, hardwood plants weeded...UEC Chairman meets local reporters...Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Lt-Gen Soe Win addresses Passing-out Parade of 14th Intake of DSTA...Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representative substituted...Research farms, mechanized farms inspected...Union level peace-making group receives reporters...Workshop on drafting Yangon Concept Plan (Vision 2040) held...Model paddy plot harvested...Fire preventive measures inspected...Loans disbursed to rubber growers...Yamethin Township harvests model paddy plot...Monsoon paddy harvested on model plot...Departments concerned to solve problem for enabling all commodities to deal with legal trade activities - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham on tour of Hsenwi Township, Kunlong District...A pair of red pandas arrive at Zoological Garden (Nay Pyi Taw)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to King of Bhutan...President U Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Bhutan...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Chairman of China Power Investment Co Mr Lu Qizhou...Indian Consul-General presents commission to Foreign Minister...Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister receives FAO resident representative...2nd SEA Men’s Hockey Tournament goes on...Union FM felicitates Bhutani counterpart...Hopes for unity and development: 4th GMS Summit on 19, 20 Dec..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Human resources needed to harness ICT"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 December 2011
Date of publication: 16 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Administrators to carry out their daily tasks with pride and genuine goodwill without hopes for any reward...Kayin State Chief Minister drives stakes at chosen places for factories, workshops in Hpa-an Industrial Zone...Work-coordination meeting of Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee and ministries, Union level departments held...12th National Badminton Championship (Great Wall) commences...Substituted vehicles to be taken out without more ado...Yangon Region clinches titles in badminton championship...Traditional boat race trial held...Local farmers harvest model paddy plots...Training courses conclude at Vocation School...Pakokku dwellers participate in mass walk...Significant night temperature (16-12-2011)...Affiliated BEPS gets new building..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Brazil to promote bilateral ties...Chairman of Pyithu Hluttaw Banks and Monetary Development Committee meets Harvard economists delegation...2nd ASEAN Men’s Hockey Tournament continues...Thailand Trade Exhibition-2011 launched...Myanmar, Japan to share technology for stock market development...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) Vice-Admiral Nyan Tun, wife and party arrive in Dhaka...Workshop on management of Wanbike mangrove forest reserve project held...Dy Hotels and Tourism Minister meets Indonesian Ambassador...Nay Pyi Taw to host 4th Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) Summit on 19-20 Dec...Lt-Gen Hla Htay Win, wife welcome back Myanmar Tatmadaw delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "March towards destiny of drug elimination"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 December 2011
Date of publication: 15 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon International Trade Exhibition 2011 on 22-25 December...Union Constitutional Tribunal gives verdict...To ensure livelihood, economic and religious affairs of the people and prevalence of law in their respective regions, administrators to coordinate with all organizations keeping balance while doing their bit in setting up economic and social development of the State..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Head of Department for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Advisor to Chief of European Union’s Foreign Policy...Myanmar, Brazil to make cooperation in cooperative system...Union Minister at President Office receives Brazilian Ambassador...Pakistani Ambassador donates hockey sticks to MHF...Singaporean Minister of Foreign Affairs and party conclude visit...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Nanda Kyaw Swa meets Mr. Robert Cooper and Professor Bronislaw Misztal of Community of Domocracies...As humanitarian activities, Union government, MRCS, UNHCR, UNICEF and USDP donate relief supplies such as rice, sweater and personal goods to families who were displaced due to conflict in Maijayan region of Bhamo District..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Together with December mornings"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 December 2011
Date of publication: 14 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Python to be donated to Ygn Zoo...Ramayana Drama to be staged on 17, 18 December...Vocational courses conclude...Per acre increased in model plot...Model plot harvested in Yedashe...Loans disbursed to fishermen groups...Monsoon model plot harvested...Myanmar committed to drug elimination by 2014...Formation of political parties scrutinized...Zawti BEMS (branch) upgraded...St. Paul Alumni Reunion Golf Tourney...MLF donates publications to village libraries...Sarpay Beikman manuscript awards for 2010 announced...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission issues statement...It is the responsibility of the journalism, the fourth pillar of the nation to monitor and mend the legislative, judicial and executive pillars in practicing democracy...Locals participate in mass walk in Ye...Kanbawza Cup Golf Tournament 2011 Commences...Invitational Futsal Tourney kicks off...National literary awards for 2011 announced...Dr Thaw Kaung wins Lifetime National Literary Award...Stake driven for village library..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Singaporean Foreign Affairs Minister and party...Myanmar, Singapore to fortify relations and cooperation...Union CPT Minister meets Telecommunications ministers...2nd ASEAN Cup Hockey Competition-2011 commences...Union A&I Minister receives foreign guests...Singaporean goodwill delegation tours Nay Pyi Taw...Deputy FM attends 4th Bali Democracy Forum in Indonesia...Union Attorney-General receives Singaporean Foreign Affairs Minister...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets Singaporean Foreign Affairs Minister and party..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Join mass sports activities to be mentally and physically healthy".....ARTICLE: "Towards a Modern Banking System: Financial Liberalization" by San Thein
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 December 2011
Date of publication: 13 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Six points agreed in Union level peace talk with Klo Htoo Baw (former DKBA)...Significant night temperature (12-12-2011)...Dy EP-2 Minister attends opening ceremony of English proficiency course...To promote public interest in Myanmar traditional culture and fine arts, performances should be made in combination with creation of innovative ideas without sacrificing own culture...New school buildings opened in Tamu Township...Courses concluding ceremony held in Upper Myanmar CICS...Cash and kind donated to flood victims of Pakokku...Sales of natural fertilizer brisk...Crime reduction, trafficking in persons explained...Monsoon paddy model plot harvested...Micro credit loans given out to vendors...Yangon Region Women’s Affairs Association holds educative talks on flourishing of patriotic spirit, Myanmar Culture and Traditions...New building of G.T.I (Kanbalu) in Shwebo District opened...Formation of political party allowed...Slight earthquake jolts..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) sees off Commander-in-Chief (Navy) on his departure for Bangladesh...Union CPT Minister receives ministers, deputy ministers, who attended 11th ASEAN Communications and Information Technology Ministers’ meeting...Singaporean goodwill delegation calls on President’s advisors...Beans exports increase year by year...Tube-wells donated by Singapore to Kawhmu Township...Victorious archery athletes honoured...Union I & C Minister attends workshop on broadcasting technologies for ASEAN region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Water for the others"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 December 2011
Date of publication: 12 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein views progress of Nay Pyi Taw International Airport...High-yield paddy strains nurtured in compliance with good agriculture pattern...Artistes, technicians in educative teleplay honoured...Union Energy Minister visits Yenanchaung Oilfield...Bago Region Chief Minister attends school upgrading ceremonies...Mass walk activities held in Ayeyawady Region, Bago Region, Shan State...Leading Committee for Sixth All-round Renovation of Shwephonepwint Pagoda meets...X' mas celebration marked at St. Mary Cathedral...Pagoda of earlier Pyu era uncovered in Pyay...Kayin State Chief Minister attends course concluding ceremonies...Financial arranging refresher course, storekeeping course concluded...Myat Thukha special clinic and health club open in Nay Pyi Taw Thabyegon Market...Pilgrims donate cash and kind to sacred Buddha tooth relic for fourth day in Mandalay...Union Attorney-General: Be trustworthy persons in law enforcement sector...Significant night temperature (11-12-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Work coord meeting on rendering technical supports for MPSSUR held...Myanmar disabled sportspersons to take part in 6th ASEAN Para Games...Pilgrims donate cash and kind to sacred Buddha tooth relic for fourth day in Mandalay...Union Minister receives Cleaner Climate MD...Management course for mid-level officers concludes...Government allows creations of literary works with freedom and accountability, and freedom and reasoning power...Wining medals in sports means not only the uplift of the dignity of the country but also the improvement of its sports standards - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses honouring ceremony to victorious athletes in XXVI SEA Games...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann and party leave for Republic of India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Live and learn".....ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku) nearing inauguration" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 December 2011
Date of publication: 11 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects completion of Sagar-in-TadaU-Dagundaing Road Section, Mandalay advanced stadium and gymnasium...Model monsoon paddy harvested in Myeik Tsp...Union Minister meets Myanmar Music Association...Priority given to combat Tuberculosis in national health plan...YMCA serves X'mas dinner...CEO Classic Golf Tournament on 5-8 Jan...Union Minister U Win Tun reduces poverty alleviation in Chin State with his donations...Cleft lip and palate patients provided with cash assistance...Ygn, Taninthayi witness mass walk activities in second week of December...Union Health Minister visits detoxification hospital, central women’s hospital in Mandalay Region...Paper reading session on engineering science held...Dy Construction Minister on inspection tour of Mandalay, Sagaing Regions...Information Ministry drafting amendments for Print Media and TV Laws beginning April 2011 with the aim of granting relaxation for motion picture and video censorship in conformity with new era and system...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets members of Studying, Examining and Reviewing Commission on Legal Affairs and Special Cases...General Min Aung Hlaing, wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla attend graduation dinner of 54th Intake of DSA...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister’s Trophy Football Tourney goes on...Kayin State Women Aerobic Team awarded..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar to host second Southeast Asian men’s hockey tournament on 13-17 December...Tatmadaw delegation led by Lt-Gen Hla Htay Win arrives back after attending 11th Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2011 (LIMA-11)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A peaceful and pleasant Yangon city".....ARTICLE: "A Tribute to 20th Anniversary of the University of Medical Technology" Khin Maung Tin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 December 2011
Date of publication: 10 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: All the national people to live together in the Union forever - Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses meeting for Organizing Independence Day...Tatmadaw Football Tournament goes on...MNHRC to stress commitment to effectively fulfil its mandate of promoting and protecting human rights and to contribute to democratization process of country to the best of its capacity - The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission issued a Statement on International Human Rights Day today. The full text of the Statement is as follows:-...Development of agricultural sector in Myanmar emphasized...CICS lessons, a must for all service personnel: Union Minister...Winners awarded in Peaceful and Pleasant Myanmar Colour Photo Contest...Emergence of investment market in accord with rules and regulations important...KIA’s mine blast damages two towers in Muse District...Modern warfare today is not only a conventional war but multi-dimensioned - Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services attends Passing Out Parade of DSA 54th Intake...More automobile showrooms to pop up..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, foreigner boxers to meet in Dagon Shweaunglan Award Tourney...Coord meeting on implementation of MDGs held...Union Construction Minister on excursion tour of China...Committee for smooth entry of tourists meets for e-visa system...Union Mines Minister receives Chinese guests...Press conference on Zaykabar Myanmar Open 2012 held...11th ASEAN TELMIN concludes, approves ASEAN-ITU MoU..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Developing Myanmar traditional medicine"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 December 2011
Date of publication: 09 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed from Maha Pasana Cave of Yangon Region to Mandalay Region...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Mdy Chief Minister and wife pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Roads, bridges in under construction and maintenance...Deputy Culture Minister visits State High School of Fine Arts (Yangon)...Formation of political party allowed...I&P Ministry opens refresher course for township staff officers...Union Commerce Minister inspects SMEs and construction of Industrial Zone in Hpa-an...Ayeyawady Region Government coordinates with departments...Paper-reading session of Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference was held...Union Minister oversees rural development and poverty alleviation tasks in Chin State...Hospitals, rural health care centres in Mandalay Region inspected..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ICT important for realizing a cleaner, more transparent and more effective government as it is important for national development - 11th ASEAN Telecommunications and IT Ministers’ Meeting (11th TELMIN) commences...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed from Maha Pasana Cave of Yangon Region to Mandalay Region...Mdy Chief Minister and wife pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...11th ASEAN Telecommunications & Information Technology Ministers Meeting held...Union A&I Minister receives foreign guests...Union F&R Minister receives May Bank chairman and CEO of Malaysia...Korea Communication Commissions hands over cameras and other equipment concerning TV broadcasting to MRTV...Selected volleyball players join Thai club..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Trade at the forefront of economic reforms".....ARTICLE: "Dryer of Lashio Brokerage operating to seek highest price for maize" By Yamanya Thway Mon
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 December 2011
Date of publication: 08 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Practitioners should know well that vital role of Myanmar medicine in public health care is their pride and joy" [President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein sent a message to the 12th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference. The full text of the message is as follows:-]...Contributions of traditional medicine practitioners to patients in disaster-hit villages are to be properly honoured and placed on record - There has been considerable progress in research works to introduce new therapies of traditional medicines...Pyinnyagon Library opened in Kalaw Township...Basic Domestic Science Course, Advanced Tailoring Course conclude in Lashio...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham hosts dinner to traditional medicine practitioners of States and Regions...University of Computer Studies (Thaton) gets new building...Farm machinery arrives in Pobbathiri Township...12th Myanma Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference held...Gems storehouses, gems market to be built in Nay Pyi Taw for emergence of international level gems market..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union A&I Minister receives officials of CETC International...TELSOM continues for second day...Bangladesh and Myanmar enter into new phase in bilateral relations with pragmatic and practical approach based on sovereignty, equality, friendship, trust and understanding for mutual benefit and collective prosperity of the region...Union Energy Minister receives seven oil companies delegation of Japan...Union Education Minister meets UNICEF Resident Representative...8th Japan Cup Judo Contest 2011 commences...Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wraps up Myanmar visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Welcome season of literati"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 December 2011
Date of publication: 07 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rural micro-credit association to provide capital for farmers, breeders, cottage industry producers to operate business...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic being kept for public obeisance for 15th day...Civilian tortured by KIA receiving treatment in Muse Hospital...Formation of political party allowed...Outstanding matriculation students from Salingyi Tsp honoured...201 arrested in 146 drug-related cases..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein welcomes Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...12th TELSOM kicks off...Bangladeshi PM views around Nay Pyi Taw...Border trade resumed in Myawady...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic being kept for public obeisance for 15th day...President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein welcomes Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...Myanmar, Bangladeshi CCIs meet...Leader of Spokespersons and Information Team Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Head of the Voice of America (Myanmar Section)...President U Thein Sein hosts dinner to goodwill delegation led by Bangladeshi PM...Foundation stone erected for construction of Bangladeshi Embassy in Nay Pyi Taw...UMFCCI President meets Japanese guests...Both countries are collaborating in regional and international issues by supporting each other - President U Thein Sein; The relations between two countries which have similar geographical conditions and history are improving - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...President U Thein Sein meets Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Give community-based health knowledge"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 December 2011
Date of publication: 06 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (5-12-2011)...Union Cooperatives and L&F Minister addresses opening of fish hatching course...Restrictions on company registration relaxed...Blood analyzer donated to Yangon West General Hospital...Prize presentation ceremony to outstanding students in 2010-2011 matriculation exam held in Yinmabin Tsp...Roads in Ygn to be closed temporarily on 8 Dec...Special Appellate Bench hears special civil appeal cases...U Nyunt Hlaing appointed as Ambassador to ROK...Course on Training of Trainers for Civil Service No. 2/2011 conducted...Well-wishers generously donate cash and kind for Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Winter Hiking Team on way to go up Saramati...Sagaing Region Chief Minister on inspection tasks in Kalay Tsp...Min Taing Pin Model Village gets two-storey new school building..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives on goodwill visit to Myanmar...ODA policy consultation meeting held...Myanmar delegation back from China...Roads in Ygn to be closed temporarily on 8 Dec...TELSOM working groups meet...Well-wishers generously donate cash and kind for Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Union Foreign Minister calls on Bangladeshi Prime Minister...Lt-Gen Hla Htay Win-led delegation leaves for Langkawi to attend LIMA-11..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Students and examination"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 December 2011
Date of publication: 05 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Central committee meets for Mid-year Myanma Gems Emporium...Tun Foundation Bank opens Best Paintings of the Year 2011...Model plots of monsoon paddy harvested in Mawlamyinegyun...102nd blood donation...Talks on traffic rules given...Sugar mills inaugurated in Bago Region...Tasks of MCWA explained...Mid-year Gems Emporium this month...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects development tasks...12th Myanmar Traditional Medicine Practitioners Conference 7th and 8th December, 2011 Meeting Hall of Ministry of Health Nay Pyi Taw...Entries invited for December mass sports activities commemorative photo, article, short story contests...Buddha Tooth Relic being kept for 13th day in Ygn for public obeisance...Police member killed, four innocent people and two police members injured in KIA destructive acts - Local people call for peace, condemn KIA..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates His Majesty King of Thailand...President U Thein Sein felicitates Thai Prime Minister...Curriculum Vitae of H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh...Union FM felicitates Thai counterpart...Entries invited for SEA Games song competitions...Union Health Minister receives guests of Asia Pacific Operation Smile, Relief International...Buddha Tooth Relic being kept for 13th day in Ygn for public obeisance..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strengthen bilateral friendship through economic cooperation".....ARTICLE: "Hsin Akari-3 brings all smiles to Mohnyin farmers’ faces" By Myo Aung (Mohnyin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 December 2011
Date of publication: 04 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: International Day of Persons with Disabilities marked...K10 million Loans disbursed to vendors in Meiktila Township...Kayin State Chief Minister’s Shield Men (Open) Football Tournament-2011 continues...Well-wishers donate cash and kind to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Mid-year Gems Emporium this month...Initial peace agreement inked between state level peace group and RCSS/SSA...Significant night temperature (3-12-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Bilateral cooperation will further develop between Myanmar and Belarus at the end of Belarusian PM’s visit - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo; Potential of growth of trade turnover between our countries can reach over the next few years is fifty times as high - Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich ...Belarusian Prime Minister and spouse visit Myanma Gems Museum...C-in-C seen off by Chinese military officers on way back home...Representative office (Yangon) of ICBC opened in Yangon ...Well-wishers donate cash and kind to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...General Min Aung Hlaing visits Si Wei factory under Xi Nan electronic research department...General Min Aung Hlaing attends dinner hosted by Commander of Chengdu Military Region...Thirty-five Bangladesh citizen prisoners from Myanmar jails granted amnesty, exiled...C-in-C meets staff families, students in Beijing...Myanmar ties Belarus with bilateral agreements...Belarusian Prime Minister wraps up goodwill visit...MoU on establishment of friendship and cooperation between Myanmar and Belarus signed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Opening of new page in education sector".....
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 December 2011
Date of publication: 03 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Self-reliant electricity supplied to Shan Village in Kangyidaunt Township...English proficiency course concludes...Ministry reconstituted (Notification No. 95/2011)...Union Minister reassigned (Order No. 50)...Union Ministers reassigned (Order No. 51/2011)...Deputy Ministers reassigned (Order No. 52/2011)...One civilian killed, seven injured in separate attacks of KIA group...December mass sports activities 2011 discussed..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich and party...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Belarusian Prime Minister and party...Belarusian Prime Minister, wife and party go sightseeing in Nay Pyi Taw...Clinton holds “candid, productive” talks...Myanmar, Laos eye on security cooperation...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann receives Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing visits local air division in Hangzhou, PRC...C-in-C General Min Aung Hlaing leaves for Chengdu on his China visit...Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing and party arrive back home...US Secretary of State Mrs Hillary Clinton concludes visit...President U Thein Sein hosts dinner to Belarusian delegation led by Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich...Eight Thai citizen prisoners from Myanmar jails granted amnesty and exiled...The visit of the Belarusian Prime Minister would further promote friendly relations between the two countries - Myanmar President U Thein Sein; The two countries will cooperate in all sectors such as education and trade - Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich...Images of the State visit of Belarusian Prime Minister Dr Mikhail V Myasnikovich to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar...President U Thein Sein receives Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich and party...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win welcome Belarusian Prime Minister Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich and wife..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Support persons with disabilities"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 December 2011
Date of publication: 02 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Health Minister visits National Herbal Park in Nay Pyi Taw...Manaw Thukha paddy strain harvested in Magway...MYANMAR GAZETTE...World AIDS Day 2011 marked...Members of Sangha, pilgrims crowd Kaba Aye Hill to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Moderate earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...Timetable on matriculation examination for 2012 announced...Significant night temperature (1-12-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Laotian President...President U Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Lao PDR...Bangladeshi Prime Minister to pay goodwill visit to Myanmar...Peace, stability, economic growth and HRD essential for democratization process - President U Thein Sein; US wants to be Myanmar’s partner, US to help Myanmar on basis of mutual respect - US Secretary of State Mrs Hillary Clinton...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives US Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton...Third International Conference on Science and Engineering (2011) launched...28th Greater Mekong Sub-region Tourism Working Group Meeting concludes...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives US Secretary of State Mrs Hillary Clinton...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets local media [on his meeting with Hilary Clinton]...Myanmar, US to promote relations...Mrs. Hillary Clinton meets media in Nay Pyi Taw...US Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton arrives in Yangon...US Secretary of State Mrs. Hillary Clinton leaves for Yangon...Leader of Spokespersons and Information Team of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar gives Al Jazeera TV correspondent interview...Union FM felicitates Laotian Dy PM and FM...Members of Sangha, pilgrims crowd Kaba Aye Hill to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Laotian counterpart...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Laotian counterpart...Belarusian Prime Minister and wife arrive in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Show your love to the environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf 2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 December 2011
Date of publication: 01 December 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyay Ti Oo Foundation celebrates one-year anniversary...New school buildings handed over in Pyinmana Township...Educative talk on traffic rules given...One innocent civilian injured in KNU’s mine blast...Zeyathiri Township gets new school buildings...Kaba Aye Hill crowded with pilgrims paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Two innocent civilians killed in KIAplanted mine blasts...Trio and KIO meet for peace talks...Pale BEHS to organize respect-paying ceremony on 11 Dec...Significant night temperature (30-11-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of H.E. Dr. Mikhail V. Myasnikovich, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus...Officials urged to show capabilities of hosting 4th GMS Summit...US Secretary of State arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...MOFA introduces annual magazine Tharkaungtaman 2011...Union Transport Minister meets OAV delegation...Amyotha Hluttaw Committee for the UN, ASEAN, AIPA and International Relations Chairman receives officials of UNDP...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing visits Beijing Military Region, Norinco and CPMIEC companies...Seminar on Oil Drilling Technology kicks off...Union Commerce Minister receives foreign guests...Kaba Aye Hill crowded with pilgrims paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Meeting on Greater Mekong Subregion Sustainable Tourism Development Project held...General Min Aung Hlaing meets Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of China General Xu Cai Hou..... "PERSPECTIVES":"AIDS, 30 years and hands joined together"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 November 2011
Date of publication: 30 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ways and means to be sought for boosting crop production to ensure food sufficiency for increasing population - President U Thein Sein visits Agricultural Research Department and Yezin Agriculture University...Floating market to leave for Mandalay on 4 Dec...“J” to follow “I” in overage vehicle substitute importation...Special Refresher Course No (78) for basic education teachers opens...Rakhine State Chief Minister provides cash and kind to fire victims in Myebon Tsp...“Knowledge Bank” library commissioned into service in Myaing Township...Kaba Aye Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Slight Earthquake jolts..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Russian Avant-Garde Art Exhibition opens...Ambassador U Myo Lwin accredited to Sri Lanka...26th SEA-ME-WE 3 Cable System Management Committee Meeting held...Deputy Commander-in-Chief Lt-Gen Soe Win visits War Museum and BIPSOT in Dhaka...Myanmar Tatmadaw delegation led by Commander-in Chief General Min Aung Hlaing arrives in Beijing...Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing visits Poly and Alit companies...Workshop on Developing Myanmar Bond Market held...Chinese PLA Chief of General Staff hosts dinner in honour of Myanmar Tatmadaw delegation led by General Min Aung Hlaing...Deputy Foreign Minister receives Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director from the Bureau for Development Policy of UNDP...COSCAP-SEA-Programme leading committee meets in Yangon...Kaba Aye Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...ASEAN-ITU Subregional CSIRT/CIRT/ CERT workshop for CLMV held...Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing meets Chinese Vice-President...Chief of PLA General Staff General Chen Bingde extends warm welcome to Commander-in-Chief General Min Aung Hlaing..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Care about public security".....
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 November 2011
Date of publication: 29 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 15th plenary session of the 47-member of the sixth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee concludes successfully...Moderate earthquake jolts...Special Appellate Bench delivers judgment, hears cases...Constitutional Tribunal hears case...Specialists of Kyaukse General Hospital provide mobile treatment...Library buildings opened in Paung Tsp...PaO knocks out Tachilek in semi-final of Shan State Chief Minister’s Cup...Mandalay University to hold respect-paying ceremony on 23 Dec...Applications of formation of political parties submitted to UEC Scrutiny underway to ensure whether it is in conformity with Section 4 and 6 of Political Parties Registration Law...Special Refresher Course No (44) for basic education teachers opens...Hindu Dhamma Sala opened in Pyay...General Weather Outlook for 2011-2012 Winter Monsoon...Cash donated for paying respects to doyen literati in commemoration of Sasodaw Day...White Elephant Bhaddawady gives birth to a female white elephant...Cash and kind donated to Pakokku flood victims..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Lt-Gen Soe Win visits Chittagong...Union Energy Minister receives guests...Mandalay Region Chief Minister receives Philippine Ambassador to Myanmar, Chinese consulate general...28th Greater Mekong Sub-region Tourism Working Group Meeting held...Course on International Laws opened...British priest calls on SSMNC Sayadaw...Pyithu Hluttaw delegation leaves for PRC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to know IT, English language".....ARTICLE: "Sarsodaw Day-A Retrospect" Maung Khine Zaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 November 2011
Date of publication: 28 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 15th plenary session of 47-member of sixth State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee held...May Ayeyawady dwellers serve interests of region and nation with heart of gold like mighty white elephant appeared in the region - President U Thein Sein attends inauguration of Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)...Chief Justice of the Union meets Chief Justice of Shan State High Court, judges, judicial officers, court staff in Shan State...Proven Technology wins ISO 9001:2008 and Responsible Care...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends cornerstone-laying ceremony of Kyaikkalot Shwe Min Wun Home for the Aged...Pabedan Township WJA holds AGM...Elders of Hninzigon Home for the Aged worship Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister’s shield Men’s Football tournament (Open) continues...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends ceremony to award scholarship in Pobbathiri Township, hand over school buildings in Tatkon Township...State upgrading standard of health care services for people with the aim of ensuring health and fitness of all citizens with full life expectancy - Tatkon Township Hospital (100-bed) commissioned into service..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Belarusian Prime Minister and wife to pay goodwill visit to Myanmar...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Minister of State General Administration of Sports of China...Myanmar Tatmadaw goodwill delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing leaves for PRC...Lt-Gen Soe Win calls on Bangladeshi President, Prime Minister...Myanmar disabled athletes to partake in 6th ASEAN Para Games...Dy Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back from China...Elders of Hninzigon Home for the Aged worship Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Donate blood, save lives"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 November 2011
Date of publication: 27 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw second regular session concludes..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Ministers look into progress of agriculture sector in Mandalay Region...Significant evidences of Bronze and Iron Age found near Gyogon Village of Pyawbwe Township...Hockey umpiring course ends...Cash, publications donated to libraries...Contracts on purchasing materials for pretensioned PC Girders signed...ANMLD makes research into entrance of old Hanlin City...Cash, publications donated to libraries of Myanmar Libraries Foundation..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: General Min Aung Hlaing, wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla welcome back Lt-Gen Soe Win, wife Daw Than Than Nwe and party...Lt-Gen Soe Win and party visit Dhaka of Bangladesh...Union FM receives Indian Ambassador...Chinese delegation led by Director of State General Administration of Sports on a visit in Myanmar...Preparations for organizing GMS tourism meetings inspected in Bagan...Third coord meeting on TELMIN, TELSOM held...First visit of US Secretary of State will pave way for promoting bilateral relations and provide positive impulses towards building of democratic society in Myanmar - NAY PYI TAW, 27 Nov—The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission issued a statement today. The full text of the statement is as follows:- Republic of the Union of Myanmar Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Yangon Statement by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Realize aim in agricultural business"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 November 2011
Date of publication: 26 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw concludes successfully - Messages of President read, approval sought for remarks of President, one bill approved, member of Joint Committee substituted, tasks of Hluttaw session explained...Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw continues for 12th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker gives local and foreign journalists interview...Commander-in-Chief (Air) attends graduation of 73 Intake pilot course...Armed group members exchange arms for peace...Local naval unit rescues passengers from damaged Aungdagun-2 vessel in real time...Kaba Aye Pagoda crowded with pilgrims...21 persons including U Tin Oo submit application to form National League for Democracy Party to UEC - Scrutiny underway to ensure whether it is in conformity with Sections 4 and 6 of Political Parties Registration Law...Lawpita-Toungoo power grid sabotaged, not disrupting power supply...YaungchiOo Library opened..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker gives local and foreign journalists interview...Union Energy Minister receives Bangladeshi Minister of Commerce, Indian Ambassador...Bangladeshi Commerce Minister calls on Union Foreign Affairs Minister...Second batch of fishermen stranded in India arrive back...11 private banks permitted to deal foreign currency...Kaba Aye Pagoda crowded with pilgrims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Today’s endeavours, future’s aspirations"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of M.yanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 November 2011
Date of publication: 25 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 51st day - Two bills discussed, Hluttaw affairs explained...Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw goes on..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pakokku flood victims receive aids from Pakokku Association (Mandalay)...One innocent civilian abducted, killed in Muse Township...Report on condition of world disabled persons and promotion of reproductive health of disabled persons...Public Works signs contracts with 10 companies...Authorized Dealer Licence issued to 11 private banks...New school buildings handed over in Lewe Township...Echo in Chronicle of Chindwin River comes out...Farmers view thriving quality strains of paddy, sugarcane..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union FM accepts credentials of UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative...Myanmar Ambassador appointed to Vietnam...Union Transport Minister meets Indian Ambassador...Chinese journalist delegation concludes visit...Myanmar Volleyball Team won bronze medal...Report on condition of world disabled persons and promotion of reproductive health of disabled persons...70 Myanmar fishermen adrift at sea arrive back in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Equip basic education students with best learning capability".....ARTICLE: "Brown head and black head migratory seagulls arrive at Inlay Lake" By Tin Hlaing (Meiktila)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 November 2011
Date of publication: 24 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 50th day - Amendments to Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Lands Management Bill discussed...Second regular session of first Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw goes on.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Universities, degree colleges to be opened 1 Dec...Chemistry family to pay respects old faculty members for eighth time...MDA organizes educative talks...Union Construction Minister oversees construction of Yenwe creek bridge...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects Sittway BEHS (2), Myoma Market...Shwedaung BEHS to pay respects to old teachers for 20th time...Myanmar Libraries Foundation to donate cash and books 26 December...14662.9 acres of poppy destroyed in 2011-2012...Winners awarded in Snooker Junior Contest..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister receives French Ambassador, Human Rights Ambassador...Union FM accepts Letter of Commission from Consul- General of China...Attorney-General of the Union meets French Ambassador for Human Rights, French Ambassador to Myanmar...Bank branch opened, Chinese troupe donates cash, aids to six schools for disabled...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets US Charge d’ Affaires ai...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives UNFPA and AFPPD officials...Chinese journalist delegation visits MRTV, Nay Pyi Taw Daily...Discussion on further cementing of Myanmar-US relations..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar working towards MDGs".....ARTICLE: "Dried banded snakehead fish of Kyaiklat, delicious meal for tourists" By Hsu Hnin Le
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 November 2011
Date of publication: 23 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for fifth day - One bill approved, report of Joint Bill Committee sought for resolution, names enlisted for discussion..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend consecration of Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic, pay homage before its conveyance from Nay Pyi Taw to Yangon...1971 Medicine University alumni to hold get-together, pay respects...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic before conveying it to Yangon...Workshop on Development of Business Continuity Plan (BCP) for pandemic Influenza Preparedness held...One civilian killed in KIA attack...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed to Maha Pasana Cave on Kaba Aye Hill...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed to Yangon...Innocent civilian hit by KIA insurgents’ landmine..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend consecration of Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic, pay homage before its conveyance from Nay Pyi Taw to Yangon...9th ASEAN-India Summit, 6th East Asia Summit Plenary Session, and 6th East Asia Summit Retreat Session held in Bali...Union Information & Culture Minister attends Retreat Session of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Culture and Arts...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic before conveying it to Yangon...General Min Aung Hlaing and wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla see off Lt-Gen Soe Win and party...President U Thein Sein arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Foreign Affairs Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin attends ASEAN-Summit and related meetings...Union NPED and L&F Minister attends ASEAN Summit, related meetings...Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives German guests...Austrian Consul presents letter of commission to Union FM...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed to Maha Pasana Cave on Kaba Aye Hill...Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed to Yangon...Myanmar, China to strengthen cooperation in information sector...Chinese journalist delegation on tour of Nay Pyi Taw...President U Thein Sein attends closing ceremony of 19th ASEAN Summit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to set new SEA Games records"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 November 2011
Date of publication: 22 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: The Law Revoking the 1964 Law Defining the Fundamental Rights and Responsibilities of the People’s Workers...Second regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw goes on 49th day - Matters related to one bill informed, report of Bill Committee submitted, one bill discussed and approved... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant night temperature (21-11-2011)...Earthquake News...Workshop on Capacity Enhancement of Myanmar Civil Service-2011 commences..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends 14th ASEAN-China Commemorative Summit, Launching of ASEAN-China Centre, 14th ASEAN-Japan Summit, 14th ASEAN-Republic of Korea Summit and 14th ASEAN+3 Summit...President U Thein Sein meets UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon...Chinese journalists delegation observes Myanmar beauty spots...President U Thein Sein attends Mekong-Japan Summit...Mutual interest, bilateral trade and investment, development assistance the focus of Myanmar-Japan meeting...President U Thein Sein attends gala dinner hosted by Indonesian President and wife...President U Thein Sein attends 4th ASEAN-UN Summit...President U Thein Sein meets ROK counterpart...Myanmar hails winning two golds in boat race, one gold and one silver in wushu, one gold one silver in sepak takraw...President U Thein Sein attends 3rd ASEAN-US Leaders’ Meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Enhance national prestige and integrity through developing reading habit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 November 2011
Date of publication: 21 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant night temperature (20-11-2011)...Parittas recited to prevent White Elephant Shed and surroundings from dangers...National Day ceremonies marked in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...91st Anniversary National Day observed in Regions, State...Buddhist devotees pay obeisance to Buddha Sacred Tooth Relic at Uppatasanti Pagoda...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends welcoming ceremony for two new White Elephants..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein attends opening ceremony of 19th ASEAN Summit...President U Thein Sein arrives in Bali of Indonesia...President U Thein Sein gives journalists an interview...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Italian President...Myanmar President meets Singaporean Prime Minister...Myanmar, 7th position with 12 gold, 22 silver and 26 bronze...President U Thein Sein attends meeting between ASEAN leaders and ABAC...President U Thein Sein attends 19th ASEAN Summit Retreat Session in Bali...President U Thein Sein attends ceremony to sign Bali Declaration on ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations...ASEAN Foreign Ministers unanimously express their support to Myanmar to take Chairmanship of ASEAN in 2014...Buddhist devotees pay obeisance to Buddha Sacred Tooth Relic at Uppatasanti Pagoda...President U Thein Sein attends 19th ASEAN Summit plenary session...President U Thein Sein arrives back home..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Actively contribute towards implementation of ASEAN aims"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 November 2011
Date of publication: 20 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw continues for 8th day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Through patriotic-spirit-driven national movement of entire nation for emergence of an education system compatible with socio-economy of Myanmar people, national brethren managed to fight back colonialists in unity with nationalistic sentiment, patriotic fervour and Union Spirit and could finally march towards independence - All the citizens need to work in unison with the government to enable the Republic of the Union of Myanmar stand tall among global nations[message from President Thein Sein]...HONOURING 91ST ANNIVERSARY NATIONAL DAY...Sataung Village BEHS (Branch) upgraded...Work coord meeting on extension of GSM mobile phone project held...Three-tical gold necklace snatched in Mohnyin...Region/State minister for agriculture and livestock, entrepreneurs, farmers observe plantations in Nay Pyi Taw...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening of new school building...Significant night temperature (19-11-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and wife visit War Museum, naval command in Ho Chi Minh and Da Nang cities...Union A&I Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Yangon Region government holds meeting with UN agencies, INGOs...Press conference held on 2nd South East Asia Cup Men’s Hockey Tournament...General Min Aung Hlaing and party tour Ho Chi Minh Region...General Min Aung Hlaing, wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla and party arrive back...Rowing, martial arts contestants come back home...General Min Aung Hlaing, wife Daw Kyu Kyu Hla pay tribute to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum...Myanmar hails winning 4 golds in boat race, 2 silvers in sailing and judo..... "PERSPECTIVES" "Firm resolve to foster patriotism".....ARTICLE: "Greatly valued National Day to be celebrated in adoration" Padaung Than Kyawe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 November 2011
Date of publication: 19 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Fourth day Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Session held - Bill amending Political Parties Registration Law approved by both Hluttaws put on record by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MLF provides cash and books to village libraries...Agricultural Production Development Committee holds central level meeting...Traditional medicines, important health care for people...Objectives of the 91st Anniversary National Day...Union Construction Minister looks into damaged bridges...Kunchaung Hydropower Project completed by 95 per cent...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: General Min Aung Hlaing and party arrive back from Vietnam...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services General Min Aung Hlaing and party arrive in Hanoi of Vietnam...Myanmar bags four more bronzes in wrestling...General Min Aung Hlaing welcomed by Vietnamese Minister of National Defence...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...US President Barack Obama reveals recognition for democratic reforms of new government and Hluttaws of Myanmar and confirms the trip of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Myanmar to enhance cooperation in Myanmar’s positive developments at 3rdASEAN-US leaders meeting...General Min Aung Hlaing calls on Vietnamese Prime Minister Mr Nguyen Tan Dung..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote national strength"..... ARTICLE: "Nationalism-The Soul of a People" By Maung Hlaing.....POEM: "The Day of the National Spirit Triumphed"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 November 2011
Date of publication: 18 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw and wife pay homage to sacred Buddha tooth relic kept at Uppatasanti Pagoda...Shan State Chief Minister’s trophy inter-district men’s football tournament (open) 2011 held...Dy Construction Minister visits Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) Project...Evidences on both Bronze Age, Iron Age discovered...Union EP-1 minister donates solar lamps to flood-hit villages in Seikpyu Township...MLF donates cash to Talanzar village for construction of library...Hlawga Park to run an extra hour on National Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw and wife pay homage to sacred Buddha tooth relic kept at Uppatasanti Pagoda...Myanmar wins two more gold and other medals in XXVI SEA Games...Union A&I Minister receives foreign guests...Union F&R Minister receives Chinese guests...RUMFCCI President leaves for Indonesia...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends opening of Vietnam Trade Fair in Myanmar...Union Attorney-General receives ROK Ambassador...28th GMS Meeting of Tourism Working Group 27-29 Nov...Myanmar meets Malaysia in SEA Games semifinal..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Exercise constant vigilance against fire"
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 November 2011
Date of publication: 17 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES POF THE HLUTTAWS: Bago Region, Ayeyawady Region Hluttaws hold first second regular sessions...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 48th day - One proposal discussed, information to enlist given, formation of commission submitted, approval for one bill sought...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 47th day - Approval sought for one bill, one proposal discussed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Legal affairs discussed...Yangon Mayor inspects development tasks in Yangon Region...Devotees continue to crowd at Uppatasanti Pagoda to pay obeisance to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for Indonesia to attend 19th ASEAN Summit, related summits...Archer wins first gold for Myanmar...Myanmar government donates US$ 50,000 for Laotian flood victims...Dy FM receives French Ambassador...US enquires Myanmar’s progress in building internal peace...Myanmar, Bangladesh to cooperate in fight against drug...Union F&R Minister attends ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Investor Seminar, US-ASEAN Finance Ministers’ informal meeting...Devotees continue to crowd at Uppatasanti Pagoda to pay obeisance to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Chinese delegation led by Vice-Chairman of the Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee of the National People’s Congress of PRC concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sense of duty and habit of taking responsibility"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 November 2011
Date of publication: 16 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Ayeyawady Region, Kachin State Hluttaws continue regular sessions..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Slight Earthquake recorded...Monsoon forum to prevent natural disaster held...Knowledge on Traffic Rules disseminated in Pyinmana...Two innocent people wounded in mine blast ...Course on basic golf rules to be launched...Members of Sangha, people pay obeisance to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Kani Township of Sagaing Region gets new school building, village libraries, Sangha Hospital and X-ray room...Scientific cultivation produces 115 baskets per acre..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Member of Parliament and Secretary of State for International Development Mr. Andrew John Bower Mitchell of Britain...Union Election Commission Chairman receives Australian Ambassador...Myanmar sportspersons keep bagging medals in XXVI SEA Games...Leader of Spokespersons and Information Team Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Bureau Chief of Southeast Asian Branch of Wall Street Journal...Members of Sangha, people pay obeisance to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Member of Parliament and Secretary of State for International Development of Britain..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take care of children since early age".....ARTICLE: "A visit to model plot in Bawaing Village of Pantanaw Township" Article: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine) Photos: Myint Aung (Ahlon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 November 2011
Date of publication: 15 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 47th day - As there was no disagreement on the report, the Hluttaw decided to send back the Hluttaw Office Bill...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 46th day - One bill discussed, one proposal submitted... DOMESTIC NEWS: Teaching for TB disease control on discussion...Six special appeal cases heard...Seminar on human rights for government service personnel commences...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Applied Statistical Packages for Social Studies Software opens...Minbya Central Market fire destroys 567 shops...Mya Thazin library opened for Naypugon dwellers...Ministry of Border Affairs organizes training courses...Mine blast leaves ten dead, 23 injured and three houses in flame in Myitkyina...Destructive acts committed in Kachin State by KIA from 14 June to 13 November 2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Tun Min clinches third in Mr. Universe...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Chinese Vice-Chairman of Internal & Judicial Affairs Committee of the NPC and party pay obeisance to Uppatasanti Pagoda...Chinese delegation calls on Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...General Min Aung Hlaing pays goodwill visit to Vietnam...Myanmar wins two more bronzes in XXVI SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Provide better service to passengers"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 November 2011
Date of publication: 14 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Micro credit schemes to be launched in four townships in Monywa District - Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan addresses coordination meeting on rural development and poverty alleviation...Monsoon paddy produced 141 baskets per acre in Pobbathiri Township...Union EP-2 Minister inspects gas turbines in Magway, Bago Regions...Bomb blasts rock Myitkyina, no casualty...Education Ministry holds respect-paying ceremony...Of education sector, basic education takes on special importance - Special Refresher Course for Basic Education Teachers No (43) of CICS (Upper Myanmar) concludes...Uppatasanti Pagoda thronged with monks, pilgrims paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Blast outside Namhkam police station kills one police officer, wounds three others...Finishing touches being put to Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)...Popa Taung Kalat: A place of interest for local pilgrims, foreign tourists...Sky Net broadcasts live recording of Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Yangon International Airport fetches more than US$ 6 mln till this October...Economic linkages strengthening between Myanmar-neighbour countries of South Asia...Uppatasanti Pagoda thronged with monks, pilgrims paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Chinese Dy Director of Internal & Judicial Affairs Committee of NPC arrives...Myanmar football team so close to semi-final with impressive win over Philippines...Sky Net broadcasts live recording of Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Myanmar athletes bag two more silver medals, five more bronze..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Much products on margin of least benefit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 November 2011
Date of publication: 13 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Ayeyawady Region, Rakhine State Hluttaw sessions continue..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Businessmen to show sympathetic attitude towards farmers and assist the State in its drive for agricultural development by transforming their farms to mechanized ones...Academic subjects, thoughts and concepts are changing at a breakneck speed in this 21st century, the age of globalization, information technology and knowledge...Bago Region Chief Minister looks into Kunchaung hydropower project...Mass walk and education talks mark World Diabetes Day in Yangon...Cash and publications donated to MLF...Dy EP-2 Minister attends course concluding ceremony...Shan State Chief Minister attends coord meeting on undertakings of urban/rural development...Rehabilitation works in flood-hit Pakokku District gaining momentum...Armed group exchanges arms for peace...Pilgrims add in crowd paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission sends open letter to President..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Malaysian wellwishers donate cash and kind to Hngat-aw-san youth training school...Press Conference on preparations for XXVII SEA Games held...Myanmar-Vietnam business meeting on 16 Nov...Chinese delegation pays homage to Uppatasanti Pagoda...Pilgrims add in crowd paying homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A good book is the best of friends".....ARTICLE: "Chin traditional costumes enjoy growing market" Byline & Photo: Ko Gyi Tha
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 November 2011
Date of publication: 12 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Kachin State, Kayah State and Bago Region Hluttaw sessions continue..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Ministers, Yangon Region Chief Minister visit Pale Thwal Rice Mill...Publications donated to libraries in Falam...Monsoon paddy harvested, loans given to breeders and poppy strains handed over in Kayah State...Retd Rector U Maw Than to give talk on finance reporting framework...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening ceremonies of tarred roads...Uppatasanti Pagoda continues to be crowded with BuddhaTooth Relic pilgrims...Model monsoon paddy harvested in Thayetchaung Township...NOTICE TO SLEEPING MEMBERS OF CITY GOLF RESORT...Paung Tsp gets new library and rural health centre..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Secretary of Beijing Municipal Committee and party...Myanmar sports contingent bags two silver medals in canoeing event...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Chinese delegation led by Member of Political Bureau of CCCPC Secretary of Beijing Municipal Committee...Myanmar sports contingent leaves for Indonesia...Uppatasanti Pagoda continues to be crowded with BuddhaTooth Relic pilgrims...Selected Myanmar cycling team leaves for Indonesia...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits Enterprise India Show 2011..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Out of a sense of duty…".....ARTICLE: "Let’s build the nation with honest and righteous political attitude" Nga Min Swe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 November 2011
Date of publication: 11 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Ayeyawady Region and Rakhine State Hluttaw sessions continue..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Lighting festival and Mathoe Thingan offering ceremonies held on Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon...Fire prevention educative talks given to hotels in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Mines Minister visits Myanma Gems Enterprise (Yangon Branch)...Pathein Umbrella, marketable handicraft of Myanmar...Myanmar Senior PGA Golf qualifying competition to hold on 17-18 Nov...Tatmadawmen lends a hand to rehabilitation tasks in flood-hit Pakokku District...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Union Cooperatives Minister demands cooperative’s role in poverty alleviation..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Enterprise India Show kicks off in Yangon...Myanmar Flag hoisted at XXVI SEA Games...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Way to catch the tide" ["Competent time management will enable anyone to live a successful life and serve the community and country at the very peak of performance."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 November 2011
Date of publication: 10 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Region/State Hluttaw sessions continue..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Yangon Children’s Hospital successfully separates fifth conjoined twins Ma Ingyin Khaing, Ma Ingyin Hlaing...Union Minister in Ayeyawady Region on mission of mangrove forest conservation...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends work coord meeting of Zeyapadaytha Foundation...Cash donated to respectpaying ceremony...DPS launches Yangon Tourist Map (YTM-14)...Pilgrims throng Uppatasanti Pagoda to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed from PRC...Rambutan thriving in Mohnyin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Defence Minister receives Malaysian Ambassador to Myanmar...Union A&I Minister receives Chairman of Kirloskar Brother Co Ltd and party...Deputy Health Minister accepts medical equipment...Union Health Minister attends WHO executive board special meeting...Union Sports Minister, Myanmar sports contingents leave for Indonesia...6th Meeting of ASEAN Expert Group on Communicable Diseases held...Banking Services Diploma course opens...Pilgrims throng Uppatasanti Pagoda to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveyed from PRC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do meritorious deeds on Fullmoon Day of Tazaungmon".....ARTICLE: "Ruby Dragon Foundation to be established to help mining newcomers emerge" (Article: Aung Theinga; Photo: Ko Ko Lay)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 November 2011
Date of publication: 09 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Region/State Hluttaw sessions held..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Significant night temperature (8-11-2011)...Flood victims have already been provided with food and clothes and plans are underway for construction of low-cost housing - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses coord meeting on rehabilitation works in flood-hit regions of Pakokku District...Veterinary health care given in floodstricken regions in Pakokku District...Literary talks, book fair mark Myanmar Literary Day...DPS distributes TMM-27...Earthquakes news...Important role of monetary sector workshop concludes...Inter-Ministry Chess Tournament to be held on 1-12 Dec...PTA meeting held in Mawlamyine BEHS-9...Hole-in-one...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Supervisory Committee for Importation of Vehicles meets..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Cambodian King...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Cambodian PM...Union FM felicitates Cambodian counterpart...U Kyaw Zwar Minn appointed concurrently as Myanmar Ambassador to Swiss Confederation...Myanmar-China to promote bilateral relations...Selected Myanmar Archery Team leaves for Indonesia...Uppatasanti Pagoda packed with pilgrims who pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture educated persons with high morals"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 November 2011
Date of publication: 08 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bridging health care quality gap between urban and rural regions high on the agenda: Union Health Minister...Myanmar Libraries Foundation donates books to Yaungzin Library...Railroad in Mogaung Tsp blasted...Union Energy Minister on inspection tour of Nyaungdon Oilfield...Two people injured in insurgent-planted mine blast in Shwegyin Township...Nay Pyi Taw Council Member inspects teak, eucalyptus plantations...Prize-presentation of essay, painting, cartoon and photo competitions in Mawlamyine...Insurgent group abducts four workers in Langkho Tsp...Important role of monetary sector workshop kicks off...Union Attorney-General attends 8th ASEAN Law Ministers Meeting...Negligence fire engulfs 92 houses in Yanbye Township, Rakhine State...Natural gas pipeline explodes in Bilin Tsp, causes no casualty..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham receives Director of the State Administration of Religious Affairs of China Mr Wang Zuo An and party...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets SARA Director...Union Attorney-General attends 8th ASEAN Law Ministers Meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker and wife pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic...Tens of thousands of pilgrims gather at Uppatasanti Pagoda to pay homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s pay deep homage to Sacred Buddha Tooth Relic"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Minis..try of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 November 2011
Date of publication: 07 November 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Siam Lotus Thai Restaurant opened...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister inspects upgrading of roads in Dawei...MWSF Patrons present cash to selected archers, badminton players...Union EP-2 Minister visits power stations...Webuchaung religious Pujaniya in Kyaukse 17-18 November..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend ceremony to convey sacred Buddha Tooth Relic from PRC and consecration ceremony...Sacred Buddha tooth relic consecrated and conveyed to Myanmar...Myanmar sports officials leave for Indonesia...Myanmar to take part in 2nd Indochina Football Tournament...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets Director of the State Administration of Religious Affairs of PRC...Handing-over agreement for conveying Buddha Tooth Relic signed...Veneration to the most sacred Buddha Tooth Relic conveying from PRC given at Nay Pyi Taw Airport - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon pay homage to the relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Reduce food waste".....ARTICLE: "Let us welcome and pay the deepest homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha conveyed from the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 November 2011
Date of publication: 06 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw sessions of Sagaing, Bago Regions and Rakhine State continue..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Teachers responsible not only for educating students but also for inculcating them with a sense of morality and thirst for knowledge - New school building opened, outstanding students awarded in TadaU Tsp...EP-2 Ministry concludes spoken and English proficiency course...Officials urged to supervise overloaded vehicles, maintain roads, bridges...Tatmadaw donates relief items to flood victims of Pakokku District...Taninthayi Region government presents basic education schools with teaching aids...Coord meeting for Telecommunication and IT Ministers Meeting, Senior Official Meeting held...Overloaded vehicle bumps against bailey iron frame of Yeshingyi Bridge...Mon State shows love for mangrove forest...Union S & T Minister attends opening of Refresher Course for faculty members of Technological Universities, Colleges and Institutes..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan attends 7th ASEAN Ministers’ Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication...Dress rehearsal of conveying sacred Buddha Tooth Relic held...Mandalay Region Chief Minister receives India delegation...One Stop Service Centre for polished jade items export opened in Mandalay..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Embark on cultivation of marketable rice".....ARTICLE: "A visit to commercial teak plantations in Phanmin forest area" Article and Photos: Maung Yin Kyay (Tachilek)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 November 2011
Date of publication: 05 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 46th day - Pyithu Hluttaw decides amendments of Amyotha Hluttaw which Pyithu Hluttaw approved are parts of related bills...Second regular sessions of first region and state Hluttaws continue... Second regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 45th day - One bill and one proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects hospitals, Maha Passana Cave, universities and colleges in Yangon - Health staff to help lighten the burden of healthcare through dissemination of health knowledge...Nay Pyi Taw Times coming soon...Notification for tour guides...CBM allows private banks to use ATMs...First Green Economy & Green Growth Forum goes on...My Dream troupe performs entertainments...Kayin State peace making group, Kaloh Htoo Baw armed group (former DKBA) sign initial peace agreement...MMPE meets Director Ko Thura (a) Zarganar for holding the art of freedom film festival...Hlawga Park to extend opening hours on Bakri Eid, Tazaungmon Fullmoon Days..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union FM receives German Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister...Myanmar Human Rights Commission Chairman meets US Assistant Secretary of State...37th ASEAN-Japan Business Meeting concludes...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets German Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister...Myanmar government donates US$ 50,000 to Thai flood victims...Myanmar Human Rights Commission Chairman receives Special Advisor to UNSG...Logo and mascot for 27th SEA Games come out...Special Advisor to UNSG and Under-Secretary-General wraps up visit...China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe visits downtown Yangon...Felda Global Group Exhibition, Myanmar 2011 kicks off..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Wash and health"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 November 2011
Date of publication: 04 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Region/State Hluttaw sessions held in Sagaing, Yangon, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Rakhine and Mon...Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 45th Day - One new proposal submitted and discussed, one bill sought for approval..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: More efforts are to be exerted than ever before to fulfil desire of State and people - Ayeyawady Football Academy commissioned into service...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses 8th Medical Conference of MMA (Pathein) and Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Exhibition, ceremony to hand over ambulance and SKY NET TV equipment to Pathein General Hospital...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Yankin Paediatric Hospital...Yangon Region Inter-Basic Education School Cricket Tournament goes on...Mine blast of SSA (Ywet Sit) group wounds an innocent civilian...Announcement for freight transportation on Myohaung-Myitkyina, Ywahtaung- Myitkyina sections...Resolution of Union Election Commission for elections Shwegyin Township Region Hluttaw Constituency No. 1 announced...Road Transportation Directorate starts registering replaced vehicles...WWII mass shells uncovered in Mohnyin...MYAMAR GAZETTE...Myanma Railways to increase rail fares, freight charges..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ASEAN-Japan Business Meeting commences...Union Religious Affairs Minister leaves for China...Special Advisor to UNSG Under-Secretary-General Mr. Vijay Nambiar attends ceremony to mark 50th Anniversary of taking the oath as the third Secretary-General of the United Nations by U Thant...C-in-C General Min Aung Hlaing receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Myanmar government donates purified drinking water and foodstuffs for Thai flood victims...Myanmar donates purified drinking water, foodstuff to Cambodian flood victims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Green Economy, Green Growth Moving closer to the greener future"
Language: Engish
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 November 2011
Date of publication: 03 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First day second regular session of first Mon State Hluttaw held...Third-day second regular session of first Shan State Hluttaw held...First day meetings of second regular sessions of Yangon, Mandalay, Magway, Bago held...Second regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 44th day - One proposal submitted, two bills approved, distribution of rules, notifications reported to Hluttaw, clarifications made on questions, proposal, bills..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: With encouragement of government plus coordinated and collective efforts of Ministry of Sports and Myanmar Football Federation, Myanma football sport will surely make progress again...Tatmadawmen join hands with DACs, local people in relief works in flood-hit areas in Pakokku District...Fertilizers broadcasted in Yanbye Tsp...Second step issued for overage vehicles in cancellation and importing new vehicles...Seminar on reproductive health held in Loikaw..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Athletes must try hard to secure greater number of medals in games than before so as to put achievements on record - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham hands over State Flag to Myanmar sports contingent...Union FM receives US Special Representative...Tatmadaw families donates foodstuffs to Thai flood victims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Youth, morality and respect"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 November 2011
Date of publication: 02 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Shan State Hluttaw held...Pyithu Hluttaw session continues for 44th day - One proposal submitted and nine questions answered...Amyotha Hluttaw session continues for 43rd day - Discussion of one proposal continued, one bill approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cash assistance provided to those temporarily moved to Bhamo District...Winners awarded in competitions to mark International Year of Forests...Vehicle Import Supervisory Committee meets...Rehabilitation continues in flood-hit areas in Pakokku District...Earthquake jolts 920 miles outside Myanmar..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Special Adviser to UNSG and Under-Secretary-General and party...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham enjoys entertainment of Chinese disabled people’s performing art troupe...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint receives Special Adviser to UNSG and Under-Secretary-General and party...Special Adviser meets Peace Making Group...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Norwegian Minister...Statement at the Conclusion of the Article VIII Mission to Myanmar...Special Adviser to UNSG and Under-Secretary-General and party calls on Union Election Commission...Union A & I Minister receives Vietnamese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Guarantee dwellers quality housing"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 November 2011
Date of publication: 01 November 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: 43rd day session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues - Three questions replied, representatives invited to discuss three bills..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union IP Minister inspects issuance of household registration certificates and national registration cards...Engineering Proficiency Course No. 3/2011 opens...Cash and kind donated to Loikaw Traditional Medicine Hospital...Local Tatmadawmen helping residents undertaking relief tasks in flood-hit Pakokku...Verdicts given on special criminal appeal cases...Border Affairs Ministry repairing damaged roads in flooded areas of Magway Region...Bakri Eid Day on 7 Nov..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Algerian President...President U Thein Sein felicitates Algerian Prime Minister...Dy FM attends First Mekong-Republic of Korea Foreign Ministers’ Meeting...Okayama University donates research aids and wheelchairs...Special Adviser to UNSG arrives Nay Pyi Taw...Union Ministers U Wunna Maung Lwin and U Aung Kyi receive Special Adviser to UNSG...Ceremony to mark world population reached 7 billion held...Union A & I Minister attends 15th Council for Partnership on Rice Research in Asia...Union FM sends message of felicitations to Algerian counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Positive changes and developments"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 November 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 October 2011
Date of publication: 31 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chief Justice of the Union meets Chief Justice of Ayeyawady Region High Court, judges, law officers, staff...Union Minister for Information and for Culture attends 6th prize awarding to outstanding students of MWJA members...Dy Border Affairs Minister inspects regional development tasks in Kayin State...Publication, teaching aid donated for schools Hinthada Tsp...Myanma Martial Arts Course 1/2011 concludes...Blood-donation at No. 2 Military Hospital (500-bed)...Dy Construction Minister looks into progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)...Union Minister U Aung Kyi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi give interview to journalists...Union Minister U Aung Kyi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi give interview to journalists...Pyankapyay BEHS (Branch) in Zabuthiri Township upgraded to No. 22 BEHS...Union Minister U Aung Kyi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meet, news released after meeting...Rehabilitation tasks continued in flooded areas of Pakokku District..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Chinese guests led by NBFTGB Deputy Minister conclude visit...UNHCR donates furniture for Social Welfare Department’s library...Union Education Minister attends 36th UNESCO General Conference...Indonesian guests conclude visit to Myanmar...Union H&T and Sports Minister attends China International Travel Mart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Perpetuate rural libraries"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 October 2011
Date of publication: 30 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Attention to traffic rules...One dies in every six seconds from stroke...Iron truss bridge in Hlaingbwe breaks into three parts...Ophthalmological Conference to be held on 14-15 November...Burial site of Pyu discovered in Srikestra ancient city...Dy Education Minister inspects five sanitation tasks of school environment...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (29-10-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Indonesia...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann meets Indonesian guests led by Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister...Chinese delegation visits Shwedagon Pagoda...Vice-Governor of Guangdong Province calls on Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits dairy product factory, milch cow breeding farm, port in Guangzhou...Vice-President, Chinese businessmen, hold talks over development of ports, communication sectors...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits head office of Huawei in Shenzhen...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo holds discussion with Shenzhen Acting Mayor...Myanmar delegation led by Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets Indonesian FM...Indonesian guests led by Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister visit Nay Pyi Taw...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits Shenzhen Hi-Tech Industrial Park, ZTE Corporation Head Office...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham observes rehearsal for conveyance of Buddha Tooth Relic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep school and its environs clean".....ARTICLE: "Pledge to survive and keep alive all" Kyaw Ye Min [nstural disaster preparedness]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 October 2011
Date of publication: 29 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Third-day second regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Two new proposals submitted, clarification on one bill made, seven bills approved by Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw put on record, altering, forming or changing names of villages and village-tracts in Sagaing Region put on record, approval sought for vetting bills by Constitutional Tribunal of the Union...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker addresses Pyithu Hluttaw Committees Coordination Meeting... Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 42nd day - Two bills submitted, one proposal discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (28-10-2011)...Trees nurtured to mark Int’l Day of Forests in Pyu Tsp...Prize winning artistes honoured in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Turkish counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Turkish Prime Minister...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends opening of 8th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit...Myanmar, China eye closer cooperation in information sector...Union FM felicitates Turkish counterpart...Chinese delegation visits MRTV-4, SKY NET...Five Nations Round-Robin Hockey Tournament to be held on 10-18 December...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo’s visit to the People’s Republic of China...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo observes high yield paddy farm, sugarcane farm in Yulin City...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends 8th China-ASEAN Expo opening ceremony...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Chairman of SDIC...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo tours Yulin, attends SME Expo and tractor-presenting ceremony...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Head of Yulin City...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo inspects Myanmar trade representative office, Myanmar Consulate-General in Nanning...Condolence Book signed for demise of His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia...Condolence Book signed for demise of Begum Nusrat Buhtto, former First Lady of Pakistan, former Senior Minister and mother of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Mohtarma Benazir Buhtto..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Respect your forests Save your environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 October 2011
Date of publication: 28 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 42nd day - Seven questions replied, one new proposal submitted, one bill approved and scrutiny of one bill suspended...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 41st day - Questions raised, one bill discussed, two bills approved and one proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Army airlift relief items for flood victims in Pakokku District...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (27-10-2011)...15th meeting of the sixth 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee on 27- 28 November...MYANMAR GAZETTE...14771 prizes to be drawn in 274th Aungbarlay lottery winning tickets announcement...Prize winning medalists in Performing Arts Competitions honoured in Bago Region...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker attends meeting on clarification of amendment, revocation and promulgation of laws...Insurgent groups exchanged arms for peace..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein welcomes back Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo on his return from 8th China-ASEAN Expo and Business and Investment Summit in Nanning...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Italian Ambassador to Myanmar...Dy H&T Minister receives Japanese guests...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo visits Myanmar booth at 8th China-ASEAN Expo...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Standing Committee Chairman of People’s Congress of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Secretary of Guangxi Committee...CCTV International channels launched...9th handmade products trade fair and 7th handmade crafts expo in Nepal on 24 November...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Chinese Premier Mr Wen Jiabao...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo arrives in Nanning, PRC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Flood victims in the care of State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 October 2011
Date of publication: 27 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State will help flood victims, victims are to work even harder than before - President tours Pakokku District...Public Relations, News Reporting and Photography Course (1/2011)...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister’s trophy U-19 men’s football tourney continues...Annual General Meeting of Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs Association on 29 Oct...Servicemen and personnel of Kalay Station assisting flood victims in their homecoming...Service personnel and wellwishers donate relief items for flood victims in Pakokku District...Research and Scholarship Workshop held...136,581 square miles of forest thriving across Myanmar...Coverage of forest area in entire nation...Myanmar Forestry Week marked in Pathein...MMCWA gives educative talks, donates cash in Sittway...Union I&P Minister inspects issuance of household registration lists and citizenship scrutiny cards...Union EP-2 Minister inspects construction site of Myaukpyin main power station (branch) in Mandalay District...“Hto” festival held in Haka...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-10-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Netherlands Ambassador agreed on...Delegation of Chinese National Broadcast, Film and TV General Bureau visits Myanmar...Deputy Information Minister attends China- ASEAN Book Fair and Publishing Expo..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Revitalize Myanmar arts"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 October 2011
Date of publication: 26 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 41st day - Twelve questions raised and answered... Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 40th day - Four questions answered, two bills discussed, one bill submitted...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann attend meeting on clarifying laws needed to be amended and revoked among existing laws and new laws to be promulgated.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: As artistes of successive eras kept and developed the ancient arts, traditional literature, verses, poems and music are still lively and deeply-rooted in the hearts of the people along the history - It is needed to preserve arts still living with adoration as the legacy of ancestors not to be vanished in the course of time and under the wave of alien culture...18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions - Numbers of contestants, participants and gold, silver, bronze medallists from Regions and States...Now is time to enforce standard of ethics to shape future State, encourage understanding of nature, beauty and traditions of Myanmar enlisting power of youths - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham hosts dinner to judges and managers of 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar donates US$ 50,000 to Pakistani flood victims...Myanmar, Japan discuss hydropower projects..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Fulfill expectations of world citizens through cooperation".
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, ..Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 October 2011
Date of publication: 25 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 40th day - Nine questions raised and answered...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 39th day - Three questions answered, one proposal withdrawn, one bill approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Government has now embarked on a series of reform process in various sectors to bring about democratization, economic development and improved livelihood of the people - 66th Anniversary United Nations Day observed...Construction Ministry opens basic management course...Two innocent civilians killed, two injured in KNU-planted mine blasts in Bago Region...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister’s Shield U-19 Football Tournament-2011 continues...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker attends seminar on budgeting process...Defence Services Personnel State Hluttaw Representative reshuffled...Over 90% of applications allowed to draw increased pension, remaining applications underway..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of sympathy to Prime Minister of Cambodia..."Myanmar has full faith in important role being played by United Nations in promoting social justice, economic progress and better standard of living of citizens of the world" NAY PYI TAW, 24 Oct— The following is the full text of the message sent by President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein on the occasion of the sixty-sixth anniversary of the United Nations...Union FM sends message of sympathy to Cambodian counterpart...Ambassador U Tin Oo presents his credentials to President of Mongolia...Union Education Minister leaves for France..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain bridges for posterity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 October 2011
Date of publication: 24 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Providing food and shelter to flood victims should be top priority Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham provides relief supplies to flood victims in Magway Region...Shwedagon Pagoda 2600th Anniversary Buddha Pujaniya to be held on grand scale... Union A&I Minister views monsoon paddy plantations and integrated farm in Thanlyin...Shwechaung Bridge on Pathein-Monywa Road damaged in mountain torrent...Golden Heart Library opened in Thazi Tsp... Thanlyin Tsp International Year of Forests commemorative essay contest winners awarded... Mandalay Region troupe closes curtain of “Power of Youth” drama contest...Performing Arts Competitions continues for ninth and final day... Kayin State Chief Minister observes performing health care services at Kamamaung Station Hospital...Bridge on Pathein-Monywa Road damaged by overloaded tanker...1st Nay Pyi Taw Champion Challenge Cup Tournament concludes...The International Forests and Myanmar Forest Week for 2011 observed in Shwedaung Township...Yangon Port to accommodate 35 vessels at 34 jetties to double freight handling...Education Ministry calls for school sanitation... Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-10-2011).....FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar Pawsan chosen world best rice...Union I&P Minister inspects immigration control process at Yangon International Airport..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain facilities of Shwegyin Hydropower Project for posterity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 October 2011
Date of publication: 23 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: First hydropower plant in the time of government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar inaugurated in Shwegyin, Bago Region...Anti-DHF campaigns launched in Yangon...Dy Construction Minister on inspection tour of Maubin-Twantay Road ...Kayin State Troupe stages “Power of Youth” Drama...MWSF patrons provide cash aid to weightlifters...Flood in Magway Region causes death and many missing - Search and rescue works under way...Yangon Region Tawwin Marionette Troupe participates in “Naymi” Jataka marionette contest partook in the final contest of the marionette contest. Among the enthusiasts were Chairman of Leading Committee...Performing Arts Competitions continue for seventh day...Heavy rains destroy some roads, bridges and buildings in some townships of Sagaing, Magway Regions - Flood victims evacuated to safety, provided with necessary assistance...Artistes urged to present performance of Jataka not only with cultural arts but also with IT special effects for long-term existence of performance in cultural Jataka event and attracting youths with impressive entertainments...Kyarhtoo Bridge on Magway-Natmauk- Pyawbwe Road put into service...Stimulant tablets, chemicals used in manufacturing stimulant tablets, tablet-producing machines and related items, heavy and small arms and grenades seized in Kutkai Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UCSB Chairman arrives back from Malaysia....."PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for surplus production of crops"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 October 2011
Date of publication: 22 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 39th day - Ten questions answered, one new proposal submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 38th day - Seven questions answered, one question changed into proposal, one proposal approved, one proposal discussed.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon enjoy performance of contestants in 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...Myanma Port Authority issues high tide warning...Danger water level at Sittoung River... Bago Region troupe stage “Power of Youth” drama...YKKO staff donate blood...Kenbo Junior Golf Championships conclude...Fourth day session of seminar on budgeting process continues...Performing Arts Competitions continue for seventh day...Zeyathiri Marionette Troupe participates in “Naymi” Jataka marionette contest...“Forests for People” open photo, cartoon, BEHS painting contests announced...50 money exchange counters go into operation..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union F&R Minister receives foreign guests... Hospitality Subcommittee under Leading Committee for Hosting XXVII SEA Games meets...Myanmar chess team leaves for Thailand...Myanmar, Indian businessmen to meet on 1 Nov..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take preventative measures against storms"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 October 2011
Date of publication: 21 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 38th day - Ten questions answered, one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 37th day - Five queries answered, one proposal decided as unnecessary, two new proposals submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Occasional squalls likely off and along Rakhine Coast...Myanmar Libraries Foundation donates books...Third day session of seminar on budgeting process continues...Performing Arts Competitions goes on for sixth day...Manntheinga Marionette Troupe participates in “Naymi” Jataka contest...Roads, bridges, buildings damaged in strong winds, heavy rains in some regions, states...Region Hluttaw Defence Services Personnel Representatives reshuffled...Drama Contest entitled “Power of Youth” continues..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sees off Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung...SPED officers leave for China... Myint Oo on departure for PRC...Dy Transport Minister receives Japanese guests...Governor of Central Bank of Myanmar receives guests...Union Health Minister meets Malaysian Ambassador...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives former chairman of Japan-Myanmar Parliamentarian League senior speaker of Japanese House of Counsellors...Committee for smooth entrance of foreign visitors meets..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A history to repeat".....HOMILY/EXHORTATION" "Appamado ca dhamesu; to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 October 2011
Date of publication: 20 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 37th day - Nine questions answered, one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 36th day Six questions answered, one question changed to proposal and approved, one bill and one proposal approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Practical and theoretical courses to be conducted for coaches, referees and managers to be wellversed in tactical management of international standard, internationally practised rules and regulations of football from A to Z...Mon State’s troupe participates in “Power of Youths” drama contest...Strom (sic) Warning...Pyaesone self-reliant library opened in Putao Tsp...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint attends seminar on budgeting process...Performing Arts Competitions continues for 5th day...Drama Contest “Birth of Buddha” continues..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives former chairman of Japan-Myanmar Parliamentarian League senior speaker of Japanese House of Counsellors...RUMFCCI members leave for China...Myanmar, PRC agree to explore natural resources, mineral deposits...Union Cooperatives Minister meets Malaysian Ambassador... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive to revitalize Myanmar football ability".
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 October 2011
Date of publication: 19 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw and Pyithu Hluttaw Speakers address Seminar on Budgeting Process...Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 36th day Three questions raised and answered...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 35th day - Five questions raised, one bill approved, one bill seconded for discussion, one bill submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening of national level workshop on improvement of Myanmar’s football ability...Untimely Rainfall Warning...Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon), roads and bridges inspected...Ayeyawady Region troupe plays “Birth of Buddha” in drama contest...Sagaing Region drama troupe takes part in Drama Contest entitled Power of Youth...Performing Arts Competitions continues for fourth day...Steps for rural development and poverty alleviation to be taken in all seriousness while running regular functions of the ministries - Although capital is a fundamental requirement, region and state chief ministers not to rely solely on the State, and instead they should organize entrepreneurs, NGOs, banks in framework of law for financial assistance..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of sympathy to Thai Prime Minister...Myanmar, Britain eye strengthening ties, closer cooperation...Union FM sends message of sympathy to Thai counterpart...Working group on SKRL Project meets...Union Minister for Immigration and Population U Khin Yi attends China-ASEAN Forum on Population and Family Development...Charge d’ Affaires of US Embassy calls on Union Foreign Affairs Minister...Although capital is a fundamental requirement, region and state chief ministers not to rely solely on the State, and instead they should organize entrepreneurs, NGOs, banks in framework of law for financial assistance..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Collaborative efforts for rural development"..... ARTICLE: "Strengthening friendship and cordial relations with friend in the north" Hlaing Bwa (Parami) [China-Burma relations; suspension of Myitsone Dam Project]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 October 2011
Date of publication: 18 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 35th day One important proposal put on record, seven questions replied, one proposal discussed...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 34th day Five questions raised, one bill approved, another one decided for rehearing..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and wife enjoy drama staged by Magway Region troupe...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses Meeting 1/2011 of Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation Work Committee...Union A&I Minister attends commemorative ceremony of World Food Day-2011...Special civil appeal cases heard...Three innocent people killed, two injured, two taken by KIA in Nankham Township, Shan State...Books, radio, newspaper donated to village library...Kyahtoo bridge on Magway-Natmauk- Pyawbwe road to be opened soon...Performing Arts Competitions continues for third day ..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Relay preservation works of traditional culture and arts"..... ARTICLE: "May existing mutual friendliness, mutual trust and bilateral cooperation a roaring success" Kyaw Ye Min [Myitsone and China-Burma relations]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 October 2011
Date of publication: 17 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work Committee for Organizing 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions meets...Enthusiasts may enjoy Performing Arts Competitions...Dy Education Minister meets trainees of English Language Proficiency Course...Slight earthquake hits inside Myanmar...Performing Arts Competitions continues for second day...Drama contest titled Birth of Buddha continues...Union Sports Minister meets trainees, officials of SPEI (Yangon)...Earthquake news..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win visit Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya, India...President U Thein Sein, wife meet staff and families of Myanmar Embassy in India...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win arrive in Gaya of India... Union Ministers hold discussions with Indian counterparts...Union Ministers hold discussions with Indian counterparts...President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win visit Akshardham Temple...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win arrive back from India...President U Thein Sein visits Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) at Pusa Campus in New Delhi...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win lay wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi...Myanmar emerge champions in Mekong Region Youth U 21 International Football Tournament..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Long live India- Myanmar friendship"..... ARTICLE: "Be logical, well-informed and prudent" Maung Deh Doe [China-Myanmar relations, the Irrawaddy dam projects...]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 October 2011
Date of publication: 16 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Performing Arts Competitions live on MRTV, MI, MRTV-4, Skynet...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham addresses opening of 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions commences...Mandalay Region troupe opens “Birth of Buddha” drama contest...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint awards outstanding students in Pyawbwe...Yangon Region troupe takes part in Drama “Power of Youth”... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win receive red carpet welcome in New Delhi...President of Republic of India hosts dinner to President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win...President U Thein Sein receives Indian External Affairs Minister...Coordination Committee of JDS Scholarship meets...Sedona Hotel (Yangon) secures World Travel Award for fourth time...Myanmar-Indian Joint Statement released..."While maintaining our cooperative momentum, Myanmar will continue to stand ready to support India at regional and international arena" President U Thein Sein - "We have deep and abiding historical, cultural, religious and social bonds As a close and well disposed neighbour, we remain willing to offer any assistance" - Indian President Mrs Pratibha Devisingh Patil...President U Thein Sein arrives back from Republic of India...Myanmar supports India’s candidature for permanent membership at UNSC - India wishes Myanmar for successful term as BIMSTEC Chair including proposal to host BIMSTEC Summit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Emphasize Food for All"..... ARTICLE: "Whosoever cannot destroy it!" Kyaw Myo Naung [On Burma-China relations: "...As Myanmar has cordial relations with China for many years throughout history, she will surely maintain them..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: Myanmar Consolidated Media Co. Ltd
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 October 2011
Date of publication: 15 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham cordially greets members of central panel of judges, contestants and managers from Regions and States; Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-10-2011)...Mid-level Management Course concludes...Fire Fighting and Rescue course No. 6/2011 concludes...Literary talks in Mohnyin 24-25 Oct...Myanmar Gold Entrepreneurs meet...Workshop on enhancement of Myanmar football skills on 18-19 Oct...Publications donated for schools in border areas...World Sight Day observed in Bago Region...Registration of Democratic Alliance Party granted...Registration of Party for Unity and Peace granted...Medicines handed over to rural health centre, branches...Applied Pharmaceutical Management Course N0 12 concludes...Union F & R Minister calls for proficiency, efficiency and goodwill in discharging duties...Permits to import 3125 vehicles issued..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Construction Minister meets UNSG’s special representative for Disaster Risk Reduction...Union Information and Culture Minister meets officials of Asia Arts Festival observance committee and Yunnan TV, discusses joint production of Myanmar-China TV series and movies..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for disaster risk reduction".....HOMILY/EXHORTATION: "Ñabbanasacchikiriya ca; to realize the Ñirvana; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 October 2011
Date of publication: 14 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: A tower of Shweli-Mansan power grid collapses in mine blast...VBooks donated to Pyinnya Zwehman Library in Paung Tsp...48th respect-paying ceremony to mark Myanmar Movie Day-2011 held...English proficiency course for PAT, JAT concluded...Ministry of Health to speed up cataract surgical works as public eye care service...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-10-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union government gives guidance to take proactive actions in relief, recovery and long-term prevention for potential disasters that may be caused unexpectedly by climate change - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends ceremony to mark International Day of Natural Disaster Reduction...VPyithu Hluttaw Resources and Environmental Conservation Committee Chairman meets UNSG’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister back from Kuwait...Special Representative of UN Secretary- General calls on Deputy Foreign Minister...Ancient cultural heritages and traditions and customs are being preserved in Republic of Union of Myanmar in cooperation with global nations and international organizations including ASEAN member states and People’s Republic of China... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teachers light up the world with education"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 October 2011
Date of publication: 13 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Abhidhamma Day observed across the nation on a grand scale...Managers, contestants, panel of judges of regions and states for Performing Arts Competitions arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Third leg of KENBO Junior Golf Championship on 20 Oct...Nay Pyi Taw decorated with illumination on Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut...Flag of victory handed over to Mon State performing arts troupe...Coord meeting for holding Tazaungdaing festival held...Activities Across the Nation on Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut (Abhidhamma Day)...Yangon sails through semi-final...Traffic lanes will be closed for International White Cane Day race walk...Union Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister calls for eco-system conservation...Elephant Festival, symbol of Kyaukse...Unregistered vehicles to be impounded..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win leave for Republic of India on goodwill visit...Union Labour & SWRR Minister receives UNSG’s Special Envoy of UNISDR...RUMFCCI President meets Chinese guests...Myanmar chess players to participate in 2nd RBCS Polo Club Prajuab Cup International Chess Contest..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disseminate agricultural knowledge"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Subscribe: ..
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 October 2011
Date of publication: 12 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 6359 prisoners granted amnesty...A & I Ministry to provide technical assistance, quality strains, modern harvesters and threshing machines to farmers...Yangon, Sagaing, Bago, Ayeyawady sail into semifinals...EEL RELEASED...Cash and books donated to village library in Kyaikto Township...NyaungU Tsp Cooperative Syndicate gives loans...HED D-G’s Trophy Inter-University/ Degree College Football Tournament commences...Myanmar National Human Rights Commission meets...Flag for victory presented to Kachin State contestants...Union Health Minister visits hospitals and rural health centres in Yangon Region...Amendment to Note of Election Objection No. 13/2011 heard...Workshop on promotion of Myanma Football Sport...Special Refresher Course No 43 for Basic Education Teachers opened...Earthquake news..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Spanish King...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Spanish PM...Union Minister for Labour & for SWRR receives French Ambassador...Union FM felicitates Spanish counterpart...World Rabies Day observed in Mohnyin...... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do meritorious deeds, practise meditation on Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut"..... ARTICLES: "The Significant and Noble Day of Abhidhamma" (The Fullmoon Day of Thadingyut, Mahapavarana Day) Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Tourists see tour of Inlay Lake interesting" Article: Tin Win Lay; Photo: Myint Aung (Ahlon)..."Mobile culture stretches out rural areas" Article: Pe Tun Zaw (Yesagyo); Photo: Pe Tun Lu.....POEM: "Retreat-ending Obeisance".....HOMILY/EXHORTATION: "Ariyasaccana dassanam; to discern the noble truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 October 2011
Date of publication: 11 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace talks between Union level peace group and Special Region (4) peace group held for first time...Farmers observe thriving model paddy farms in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Union Electric Power No (2) Minister on inspection tour of Bayintnaung main power station...Special Refresher Course No (77) for basic education teachers opens...“Vivid memories of Kani” comes out...Request submitted in open letter by Myanmar National Human Rights Commission to President of Republic of Union of Myanmar...Amendment to Note of Election Objection No. 11/2011, No. 12/2011 heard...Mandalay Region clinches title in 3rd Inter-Region/ State Hockey Championship...Contact addresses for car swap enquiry...Flag of victory to Kayah State Performing Arts troupe...9th Myanmar Radiological Society Meeting on 10 Nov...Time to celebrate Thadingyut...Southwest monsoon withdraws from Myanmar...Military columns seize arms and ammunition, narcotic drugs, machinery for production of narcotic drugs in Muse District, Shan State...15 members of KNU/KNLA return to legal fold...Flood Bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Dy Education Minister receives Counsellor- Head of Operations of European Union...Myanmar to compete in AFF Women’s Championship 2011..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Seek effective ways and means to avert impacts of nature".....HOMILY/EXHORTATION: "Danañca; generosity; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 October 2011
Date of publication: 10 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Weakness to be remedied not to cause floods and overflow of water in irrigation system of Zawgyi River - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham looks into floods and overflow of Zawgyi River at townships, wards in Kyaukse District...World Post Day 2011 observed in Nay Pyi Taw...Model monsoon paddy plot harvested in Insein Township...Dy Construction Minister on inspection tour of construction work in Yangon...Union Education Minister meets personnel of universities and degree colleges...Companies to meet registration, renewal requirements...World Teachers’ Day observed in Mon State...Highway bus lines centring at Kalay region, reliable for local people...Union Chief Justice meets judges, law officers and court staff of Magway and Mandalay Regions...Earthquake News..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein and wife Daw Khin Khin Win to pay goodwill visit to Republic of India...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Fijian counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Fijian Prime Minister...FM felicitates Fiji counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Add creation to Myanmar performing arts"..... ARTICLE: "Carp claims more market share" Article & Photo: Purchase Agent Pho Htaw
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 October 2011
Date of publication: 09 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar medical professionals urged to suggest in time for improvement by reviewing cause and effects of health sector based on science and technological development...Kayin State Chief Minister visits model farm in Hpa-an...Yangon Mayor inspects roadworks...Education Ministry opens Developing the Speaking Skills Course...Region/State Women’s Football Tournament (Open) goes on...Over 3900 to be appointed as primary teachers...Farmers provided with agricultural loans in Shan State...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister stresses rural development and poverty reduction...Dy EP-2 Minister inspects power supply facilities in Mandalay...156 drug cases exposed, 229 criminals taken action in September...Yangon Region Chief Minister drives stake for Ngamoeyeik Bridge (Parami), attends ANGVA Green High Way 2011 Flag-Off...Cash and kind provided to flood victims in Lewe Township...Flood warnings..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President of RUMFCCI meets representatives of ITOCHU..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure perpetuity of libraries"..... ARTICLES: "Kyakuni Village in process of development" Article and Photos: Maung Yin Kyay (Tachilek)..."Genuine and discipline-flourishing democracy" Ko Ko Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 October 2011
Date of publication: 08 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 34th day - Five questions raised and answered...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 33rd day - Four questions raised, one bill submitted and one decision made to send message of sympathy to Thailand..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Journal of Myanmar Civil Service Volume 9, No. 1 comes out...Projects to be selected for Myanmar ICT Award 2011...Union A & I Minister visits 500-acre mechanized farm in Pobbathiri Tsp...Fire breaks out in Seikmu Village, Phakant Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives PRC Ambassador to Republic of Union of Myanmar...Union Defence Minister receives Indonesian Deputy Minister of Defence...Union FM meets Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister...RUMFCCI President meets Japanese Minister- Counselor...Norwegian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister calls on Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Chinese Ambassador calls on Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Attach immense value to priceless literary works"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 October 2011
Date of publication: 07 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 33rd day - Twelve questions raised, answered, one proposal discussed...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 32nd day - Three questions answered; two bills, one proposal and one report submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...National seminar on protection of copyright and related rights and their contribution to national development opens...Small-skill livestock breeding of cow on schedule...Flood warning...Change of title of Wunthanu NLD (Union of Myanmar) to Wunthanu Democratic Party allowed...The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Accepting of complaint...MCPAA to hold talks 30 October...Talks on traffic rules promulgated...Southwest monsoon withdraws..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar-Thai writes a page in history together ["PERSPECTIVES"]...Workshop on promotion of Myanmar’s economics sector in ASEAN’s economics community held...Prime Minister of Kingdom of Thailand visits Uppatasanti Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar-Thai writes a page in history together".....ARTICLE: "Sweet melodies, aesthetics of life" Tekkatho Hla Maung (Yedashe).....POEM: "A national duty".....HOMILY: "Attasammapanidhica; to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 October 2011
Date of publication: 06 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 32nd day - Twelve questions raised, answered, one proposal discussed, one new proposal submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 31st day - Three questions answered; two bills, one proposal and one report submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: New school building in Pyapon Tsp handed over to Ministry of Education...Floods hits Kyaukse, Taungdwingyi Tsps...IRS Women’s Open Football Tournament continues...World Teachers’ Day 2011 celebrated with an address of Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Goodwill visit of Thai Prime Minister further strengthen existing friendly relations between two countries - President U Thein Sein thanks Thailand for its support for Myanmar on proposal of taking responsibility of Alternate Chairman of ASEAN in 2014...Thai PM Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Documentary photos on goodwill visit to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar by Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra of Kingdom of Thailand and party...President U Thein Sein receives Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra of Kingdom of Thailand...President U Thein Sein welcomes Prime Minister Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra of Kingdom of Thailand and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cultivate reading habit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 October 2011
Date of publication: 05 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 31st day - Nine questions answered, one proposal submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 30th day - Three questions replied, one bill and one new proposal submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ayeyawady Bridge construction completes by 88%...Flood warning at Toungoo, Myitnge... Corrigendum...Registration of New National Democracy Party granted...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (4-10-2011).....FOREIGN RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of H.E. Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister of Kingdom of Thailand...Union Defence Minister receives member of House of Representatives of Japan... Union Transport Minister receives Thai Airways International delegation...Union FM arrives back after attending 66th Session of the United Nations General Assembly...Ministerial meeting on drug control cooperation between Myanmar, Laos held...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint receives member of the House of Representatives of Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Enhance capabilities of teachers to turn out good and able citizens"..... ARTICLE: "Working for Gender Equality : Recruiting and Retaining Male Educators" Dr. Khin Myoe Myint Kyu.....POEM: "At the service of nation" [in praise of teachers].....EXHORTATION: "Matapitu upadhanam; to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 October 2011
Date of publication: 04 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 30th day - Six questions raised and answered, one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 29th day - Three questions answered, one out of three handed over to Public Complaint and Petition Committee, one old proposal approved, two bills passed, one bill submitted to Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Country Seminar for Capacity Building of Training Teams held...Basic Computer and English Language Proficiency Course commences...Mine planter killed while activating the mine in Myitkyina...Special civil appeal cases heard...Union level peace making group, “Wa” Special Region (2) peace making group hold peace talks for first time..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister back from UN...Union Health Minister receives member of House of Representatives of Japan...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives member of House of Representatives of Japan and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Quality paddy for quality rice through mechanized farming"..... ARTICLE: "Teachers in the 21st Century" Daw Nyunt Nyunt (DMERB)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 October 2011
Date of publication: 03 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (2-10-2011)...Decoration of religious edifices inspected at Shwedagon Pagoda...International Day of Older Persons, MPF Day observed in Kachin State...Star brand motorcycles donated to SWD...Mandalay Region inter-basic education school cricket tourney held...National Hockey Championship continues...KIA mine injures innocent woman...36th Inter-Region/State Chess Tourney from 28 Oct to 7 Nov...Painting contest commemorates International Year of Forests...47th MPF Day, International Day of Older Persons observed...Plan underway to grow 5000 acres of sunflower in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Bago Region Chief Minister addresses MPF anniversary and International Day of Older Persons ceremony...Yangon Region honours victorious athletes...SWRR Ministry’s English Proficiency Course concludes..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to President of ROK...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to German President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Prime Minister of ROK...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to German Chancellor...Arbiter Seminar on 7 Oct...Union Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to ROK...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates German counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Broaden horizon of farmers through various ways ".....ARTICLES: "New vehicles to be swapped for the outdated" — Article: Soe Min (MNA)..."Bogale River Bridge completed by over 45 per cent" Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA) Photo: Tha Nyan (MNA)..."A tale of two towns, PyinOoLwin and Mogok" Byline: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 October 2011
Date of publication: 02 October 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Quality paddy strains, utilization of modern agricultural machinery necessary for farmers to minimize wastage during harvest to ensure quality paddy...Three libraries inaugurated with donations of furniture, publications in Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Tsp...Slight earthquake hits outside Myanmar... Flood warning...MPF, law enforcement force to constantly serve interest of race, religion and State...International Day of Older Persons-2011 observed...Currency exchange counters launched...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends 2nd cash donation ceremony for 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Prime Minister of Kingdom of Thailand to pay goodwill visit to Myanmar...Members of MWEA leave for Malaysia...Currency exchange counters launched...Winners awarded in International Grand Master Chess Tournament..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Youths—key in uplifting sports sector".....ARTICLE: "Pathein Port facilitates export of rice" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photo: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin).....EXHORTATI0N: "Sippaañca; to acquire skill in sciences; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 October 2011
Date of publication: 01 October 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 29th day - Message of President approved and put on record...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session continues for 28th day One question answered, one Bill approved.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: The government is elected by the people, and it has to respect people’s will. It has the responsibility to address public concerns in all seriousness - There are some parties and elements forcing government into tight corner and undermining peace and stability...Third IRS National Hockey Championship kicks off...Temporary closure for Shwegondine Road...Flood Warning...Religious Affairs Ministry concludes English proficiency course No. 1...Seminar on Sustainable Urban Future commences...Questions and answers at press conference after meeting between Union Minister U Aung Kyi and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Union Minister U Aung Kyi meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chinese President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Cyprus counterpart...President U Thein Sein felicitates President and Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces of Nigeria...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Chinese Premier...Union FM felicitates Chinese counterpart...Union FM felicitates Cypriot counterpart...Union Minister meets Resident Representative of UNICEF...Union FM felicitates Nigerian counterpart...Yangon Mayor back from China...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Chinese Vice-President...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham sends felicitations to Chinese Vice-President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better aged care services"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 October 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 September 2011
Date of publication: 30 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 28th day - Seven questions answered, one proposal under discussion, two Hluttaw Committees renamed, two new proposals submitted and one Bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 27th day - Five questions answered, one review approved and put on record, one new proposal submitted...The Law Revoking the Revenue Law (The 2011 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 1)...The Law Amending the Myanmar Stamp Act (The 2011 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 2)...The Law Amending Commercial Tax Law (The 2011 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 3)...The Law Amending Income Tax Law (The 2011 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 4)...The Law Amending Office Tax Act (The 2011 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 5).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Shwe gas field development tasks inspected...31st Local Pearl Sale concludes...First Nay Pyi Taw Mini Marathon (20 km) on 23 October...Depavali Day announced... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife attend 62nd National Day of PRC...Yangon Region Auditor General meets Vietnamese Deputy Chief State Auditor...Japanese woman killed in attempted rape in Kyaukpadaung Tsp...USD, Euro, Singapore dollar can be exchanged for Kyats and vice versa commencing 1st Oct..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote and protect human rights"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 September 2011
Date of publication: 29 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 27th day - Five questions answered, one proposal discussed, approval for yesterday’s bill continued..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Medicines, equipment donated to Yangon People’s Hospital...Plan to facilitate Pathein with modern private specialist hospital...Inter-Ministry Table Tennis Tourney kicks off...Myanmar has transformed towards a democratic nation in a smooth and peaceful manner - New government has launched a series of economic, social and policy reforms to improve socio-economic life of the people - According to UNDP, poverty rate in Myanmar has decreased from 32% to 26% in recent years..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Education Minister receives Japanese Ambassador...RUMFCCI’s October talks on NAFTA...Health department signs MoU with INGOs...Signing of exchanges of notes for Japan’s Grant Aid Assistance..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Locals to join in communitybased development schemes".....EXHORTATION: "Santutthica; contentment; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, ..Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 September 2011
Date of publication: 28 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 26th day - Seven questions replied, one proposal discussed, one new proposal submitted, one new proposal put on record, one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 26th day - Eight questions raised and answered; one question transferred to Public Complaints and Petitions Committee, one proposal discussed and approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Persons who returned artifacts honoured...Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association assists flood victims in Toungoo Township...Dy Construction Minister inspects Nay Pyi Taw Circular Road construction...Media, public relations training course opened in Magway...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Malaysian Ambassador...Southwest monsoon withdraws...Isolated to scattered rain or thundershowers likely to be continued..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Sri Lankan Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Egyptian Ambassador...Ministry of Border Affairs, INGOs sign Memorandum of Understanding...Union Mines Minister meets Belarusian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hygienic food and water"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 September 2011
Date of publication: 27 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 25th day - Six questions answered, one proposal discussed, one bill approved, one bill submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 25th day - Seven questions replied, one of two bills decided to rehear, one bill approved, one proposal discussed, approved, three proposals submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Deputy Transport Minister visits dockyards...Union Agriculture and Irrigation Minister views use of modern farming equipment...Training of selected yachting teams inspected...Criminal special appeal cases heard...Water level of Sittoung River in Madauk has exceeded above its danger level..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Algerian Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Portuguese Ambassador...Appointment of Swedish Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of German Ambassador agreed on...Union Auditor-General receives Vietnamese guests...RUMFCCI delegation to participate in 4th Myanmar- India Joint Trade Committee Meeting...Myanmar Ambassador concurrently appointed to Andorra...Union Defence Minister receives Belarusian Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Belarusian Ambassador...Final round over case concerning delimitation of Maritime Boundary between Bangladesh and Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Speedy flow of commodities through better transportation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 August 2011
Date of publication: 26 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (25-9-2011)...Landmine blast kills one civilian...Sitagu Shwe Pyi Hein Hospital’s sixth free-of-charge eye surgery programme...Sittoung Canal Bridge as sixth above-180-foot bridge emerges on DaikU-Sittoung Road in Waw Township...Innocent Kachin woman killed in gun fire of KIA in Sadon Sub-Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint attends second plenary session of 32nd AIPA...Hluttaw representatives led by Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint arrive in Phnom Penh...Myanmar, Poland to promote bilateral cooperation...Myanmar media delegation visits Philippines to witness journalism boom...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker meets Cambodian Dy PM, ministers...Hluttaw representatives attend respective meetings...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint addresses ceremony to accept Myanmar as full-fledged member of AIPA..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Gear up quality and productivity".....EXHORTATION: Appamadoca dhamesu; to be diligent in laws; this is the way to auspiciousness
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 September 2011
Date of publication: 25 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Inter-Basic Education School Sports Competitions kick off in Magway Region...MLF provided with cash and publications...Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives observe plantations in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Basic Management Skill Course of Ministry of Electric Power No. 2 concludes...Deputy Minister oversees construction sites...Sagaing Region Chief Minister assists in regional development tasks...Flood victims provided with relief aids in Toungoo...Swa creek bridge repaired...Over 1100 old cars turned in to RTAD in Yangon Region so far...Coord meeting on sustainable development of jade market held...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (24-9-2011)... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw U Khin Aung Myint and party arrive back from Cambodia...Union Mines Minister meets Japanese Member of House of Representatives...ERIA CLMV Seminar in FY 2011 on Issues and Prospects in Post-AEC held "PERSPECTIVES": "Use pesticides carefully"..... ARTICLE: "Come and visit Inlay PhaungdawU Pagoda Festival" By Nay Myo Thurein (Nyaungshwe)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 August 2011
Date of publication: 24 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 24th day - Seven questions answered, one proposal discussed, two new proposals submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 24th day - Answers given to questions of Hluttaw representatives..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Public Announcement for remonstration [Democratic Alliance Party]...Third Region/State Men’s Hockey Tournament on 30 Sept...People Democracy Party granted as political party...Relief aids donated to flood victims in Toungoo, Ottwin...The educative talks on anti-rabies will be held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Vice-Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of the People’s National Congress of China...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Japanese delegation led by Member of Japan’s House of Representatives...Oversea Employment Supervisory Committee meets..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Establish tea plantations on commercial scale" ARTICLE:
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 September 2011
Date of publication: 23 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 23rd day - Six questions answered, one bill approved, one bill submitted, two proposals discussed, two new proposals submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 23rd day Nine questions raised and answered, one report discussed and approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Chin State Government supplemented with ministry, state minister reshuffled, minister appointed...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Public Announcement for remonstration...Seminar on Overviews of Special Economic Zone Development held...Information for anti-trafficking in persons...IPRD offers books to schools in Yangon Region...UEC holds coord meeting with Region/ State Sub-commissions...Sugarcane farmers urged to use highyield strains, to practice scientific method...Earthquake News...National races armed group exchanges arms for peace...Small storm likely to move into India, not to Myanmar..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Saudi Arabian King..."Cooperate cordially with counterparts for peace, stability and prosperity in ASEAN region" ["PERSPECTIVES"]...FM sends message of felicitations to Saudi Arabian counterpart...Consultant Based Learning for ASEAN SMEs Nov-Feb...Myanmar delegation leaves for USA...I&P Union Minister receives JICA Resident Representatives...40th World Post Day letter writing contests’ winners at local level announced..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperate cordially with counterparts for peace, stability and prosperity in ASEAN region"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 September 2011
Date of publication: 22 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 22nd day - Six questions answered, one bill submitted, one proposal discussed, one new proposal submitted...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 22nd day - Nineteen questions raised by Hluttaw representatives answered.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: KNU insurgents’ mine claims live of one civilian..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets Cambodian Prime Minister...Union BA&MID Minister receives responsible persons of JICA, INGO Cetana Group...British Ambassador calls on Union Labour Minister...Market Workshop to be held at RUMFCCI...Myanmar men’s basketball to take part in China-ASEAN Basketball Tourney..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Focus on victories in world sports".....EXHORTATION: "Ariyasaccana dassanam; to discern the noble truths; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 September 2011
Date of publication: 21 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 21st day - Six questions raised and answered, two new proposals submitted and bill discussed yesterday approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 21st day - 18 queries raised, reports of Public Accounts Committee and Hluttaw Rights Committee approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Each athlete to be endowed with strenuous efforts, perseverance, educational qualification, reasoning power, fitness and high ambition - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham meets members of MNSC, officials of MSF...Union Construction Minister views repair of bridges on Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Myothit-Kanbya (Magway) Road, Magway-Myothit-Natmauk-Ywamon-Pyawbwe Road...Union Defence Minister gives talks on prevention against recruitment of minors...Union Health Minister tours hospitals in Shan State...Flood Bulletin...Bay Bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Home Affairs Minister meets British Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Minister receives YAAS President/Professor, Indian Ambassador to Myanmar...Korea Food EXPO- 2011 will be held...Union Minister receives British Ambassador...Myanmar vows to become active AIPA member cordially cooperating with counterparts for peace, stability, progress in ASEAN region..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost cultivation of quality sugarcane"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 September 2011
Date of publication: 20 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 20th day - Six questions answered, one proposal discussed and one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 20th day Eleven questions answered, reports of respective committees submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Special appeal cases heard...Handing over of overage vehicles starts...Criticism, suggestions invited for promotion of Myanmar football sport...Local group in Mohnyin Tsp issued forest establishment permit..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives President of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) of PRC...Union Minister for Border Affairs and for MID receives British Ambassador, Chinese Ambassador separately...Dy Foreign Minister attends 9th East Asia Forum...Myanmar, Britain eye closer trade, economic cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work harmoniously together for rice sector development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 September 2011
Date of publication: 19 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Flood Bulletin...Earthquake News...Union A & I Minister conducts sugarcane growers around high-yielding sugarcane plantations...First Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman’s Shield Football Tournament-2011 kicks off...Computer Course for Office Works concludes...Capital disbursed to people in Yangon Region...Signing ceremony on purchase of GSM mobile communication devices for extended installation of GSM mobile phone lines...YCDC to build more garbage tanks for beautifying Yangon...Special Refresher Course for basic education teachers No (42) concludes...Public-Private Partnership Meeting focuses on paddy cultivation, production...Prize-presentation for second-round sports events of Nay Pyi Taw Champion Challenge Cup Tournament held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Hluttaw representatives led by Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint leave for Cambodia...Ambassador U Tin Oo presents credentials to President of Presidium of Supreme People’s Assembly of DPRK..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production, maintain quality"..... ARTICLES: "Thriving Myanmar valuable teak plants through plant thinning" (2) By Maung Maung (Kyauktan)..."Beautifying Chin State with teak, cherry and tea plants" By Ko Gyi Tha.....EXHORTATION: "Patirupadesavaso ca; to dwell in suitable locality; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 September 2011
Date of publication: 18 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Workshop No (3/2011) on Impact of Hydropower Projects in Ayeyawady basin on Ayeyawady River and natural environment held...IT developers, investors invited for Online Application, Network Infrastructural Development sectors...Union A&I Minister visits high-yield paddy plantations in Dekkhinathiri Township...Flood warning...Talks on Sports and TB given...Coord meeting of Public Works held...Special Refresher Course for basic education teachers No (76) concludes...Union Minister meets Township education officers, BEHS heads in PyinOoLwin, Patheingyi... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Workshop No (3/2011) on Impact of Hydropower Projects in Ayeyawady basin on Ayeyawady River and natural environment held...Business Plan Contest worthy US $1000...Myanmar puppeteers on tour of Europe...Myanmar swimming contingent leaves for PRC...Union EP-2 Minister meets ROK delegation ...Union Sports Minister receives Asian Sports officials... "PERSPECTIVES": "Broaden horizons of people with traffic knowledge"..... ARTICLE: "Thriving Myanmar valuable teak plants through plant thinning" (1) By Maung Maung (Kyauktan)...SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: Attasammapanidhi ca; to establish oneself rightfully; this is the way to auspiciousness
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 September 2011
Date of publication: 17 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 19th day - Amyotha Hluttaw-approved bill and another approved bill passed...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 19th day - Fifteen questions answered, change of title of a proposal approved.... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 8th Medical Conference of Ayeyawady Region 3-4 Nov...Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions of Mandalay Region held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) President...International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer observed...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker leaves for Cambodia to attend 32nd ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly...Union Minister attends Tourism Investment Conference, International Tourism Exhibition-2011 in Vietnam...Paper reading session on research, management of Universities in South-East Asian countries held... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote democratic practices"..... ARTICLE: "New government has so far facilitated the nation with five bridges" By Aung Theinga
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, ..Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 September 2011
Date of publication: 16 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Harmonization of democracy and human society will bring about internal peace and development - Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw jointly observe International Day of Democracy 2011 in Nay Pyi Taw...Chairman of Central Committee for Organizing International Day of Democracy, Hluttaw representatives meet media persons..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...First Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman Shield Football Tournament on 18 Sept...Danger water level of Sittoung, Thanlwin Rivers..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates President of United Mexican States...Union FM felicitates Mexican counterpart...Commencement of Myanmar’s Oral Pleadings over Case Concerning Delimitation of Maritime Boundary between Bangladesh and Myanmar in Bay of Bengal...Myanmar-Malaysian Innovative Products & Services Expo-2011 opens...Thai delegation of Royal Thai Army concludes visit...Union Minster receives Chinese Ambassador...KOICA supports Myanmar sports sector with sports aids...Myanmar will continue to work closely with Special Rapporteur in promoting and protecting human rights in the country - Union FM addresses 18th regular session of Human Rights Council..... "PERSPECTIVES": "May democracy culture flourish in Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 September 2011
Date of publication: 15 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 18th day - Seven questions raised and answered, one proposal discussed, one bill approved...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 18th day - Ten questions answered, two bills submitted, one proposal changed to question, one proposal postponed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Flood Bulletin...Bay Bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker holds discussions with US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Union Foreign Affairs Minister addresses 18th Session of UN Human Rights Council...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Indonesian Int’l Cooperation Committee Vice-Chairman...Defence Services Commander-in- Chief receives Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief...Dy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) meets Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief...Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief and wife arrive...Dy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) welcomes Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief...Talks between US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar Mr Derek Mitchell and Union Minister for Border Affairs Lt-Gen Thein Htay, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Information and for Culture U Kyaw Hsan, and Union Minister for Labour and for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Aung Kyi..... "PERSPECTIVES": "NEWS: Hand down traditional cultural heritage to new generations"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 September 2011
Date of publication: 14 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 17th Day - Eight questions answered, two bills with amendments approved, two proposals discussed... Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 17th day - Nine questions raised and answered, two proposals approved, three new proposals submitted.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: All citizens to safeguard traditional culture as national duty - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends cash donation ceremony for 18th Performing Arts Competitions...Public Announcement for remonstration...Basic on-job training course No. 4/2011 opened... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UNHCR Resident Representative calls on Pyithu HluttawDeputy Speaker...Appointment of Kuwaiti Ambassador agreed on...Union Home Affairs Minister holds talks with APG’s Executive Secretary...Chairman of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator...DHSHD signs MoU with UN-Habitat, Myanmar "PERSPECTIVES": "Guard against danger of narcotic drugs"..... ARTICLE:
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 September 2011
Date of publication: 13 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session continues for 16th day - One proposal recorded, nine questions asked, two proposals discussed, two new proposals submitted...Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 16th day - Ten questions answered, one proposal approved, two new proposals submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-9-2011)...Union A&I Minister on inspection tour of Shwetaung Research Farm...TRFL Department D-G signs Condolence Book for demise of former President of the State Council Vietnam...MFF, MPEA to organize talks...Plan underway to observe International Day of Democracy 2011 at Hluttaw Building for the first time in Myanmar for flourishing of democratization process and rights in conformity with actual progress of nation to serve interests of State and entire people...Contacts for Anti-Trafficking in Persons...Toungoo Station aids flood victims...Flood bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: CBM Governor receives JICA officials...Operating RG drilling machines at full capacity discussed...RUMFCCI President leaves for Thailand...Union Minister receives Nepalese guests...US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Practise good habits of public ethics"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 September 2011
Date of publication: 12 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Excursion group visits model paddy and sunflower farms in Wundwin Township...Union Construction Minister inspects road repair works on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway...Flood bulletin...Winners in 2nd short story contest of Yangon Travel Journal awarded...17th Inter-Region/State Sepak Takaraw Tournament on 13-19 Sept...Traffic rules held at universities...Roads, bridges under maintenance in Shan State (South)...Dy Construction Minister inspects sites for Performing Arts Competitions...Dy Health Minister visits hospitals in Hpa-an...Stake driven for new GSM mobile station...Refresher Course No. 3 on enhancing capacity of staff officers concludes...Union Education Minister calls on teachers for making efforts for higher education policy...Press conference on overage vehicles to be written off, new cars to be imported..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UCSB Chairman back from Japan...US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar visits Specialist Hospital (Mingaladon)...Myanmar Wushu athletes to undergo joint training with China...Chinese good will troupe takes a stage in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep in touch with advanced IT"..... ARTICLE: "International standard transformers of Myanmar exported to Vietnam" ARTICLE: Maung Chit Kyi; PHOTO: Tin Soe .....SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: "Brahmacariyañca; chastity; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 September 2011
Date of publication: 11 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar achieves success in process of anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism...Yangon marks World First Aid Day (2011)...Myanmar Medical Association (central) at public healthcare service...Flood bulletin...Pyithu Hluttaw representatives, excursion teams visit paddy, sugarcane plantations in Nay Pyi Taw...MMU nurtures skillful seafarers...Bago Region Chief Minister views thriving paddy plantation in Okpo Tsp...Cancellation for validity of registered vehicles and substitution...Winners awarded in Ninth World First Aid Day and First Aid Contests...Maritime Professional Training Schools opened...KIA burns Thaphanpin Forest Office of Bhamo Township Forest Department...Bomb blast in Laukkai hotel kills one...Chairman of Myanmar National Sports Committee Union Minister for Sports visits training camps...Stimulant tablets, drug, chemicals, machines used for making drugs, small arms seized, four arrested in Tachilek..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union FM leaves for 18th session of UNHR Council...Union Labour & SWRR Minister receives EU Commissioner for Int’l cooperation, Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Response...Meeting between UN agencies, INGOs for rural development and poverty alleviation held...Corrigendum...Union Minister U Aung Kyi receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar Mr Derek Mitchell and party...Union ECF Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Lead a happy life with healthy habits"..... ARTICLE: "Smooth transportation on Meiktila- Kyaukpadaung-Bagan Highway" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Hlaing.....SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: "Garavo ca; reverence; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 September 2011
Date of publication: 10 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw regular session continues for 15th day - Nine questions raised, one proposal discussed, two new proposals submitted...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session goes on - Seven questions raised and answered, one proposal approved, one other amended and approved, another one recorded as suggestion..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Winners awarded in Kenbo Junior Golf Championship...Reshuffle of Pyithu Hluttaw representative announced..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Union FM receives Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Social Welfare Department, INGOs sign MoU...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Union Minister for Border Affairs and for MID receives US Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Chairman of Energy Committee of Senate of Thailand...Union Energy Minister receives Chairman of Energy Committee of Senate of Thailand...[Photo] Chief Minister of Yangon Region U Myint Swe and wife being welcomed by DPRK Ambassador to Myanmar Mr Kim Sok Chol at the reception to mark 63rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at Chatrium Hotel in Yangon on 9 September...Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Special Representative and Policy Coordinator for Myanmar...Myanmar, Thailand to cooperate in hydropower projects...CBM Governor receives Ambassador of EU Thailand delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Enhance Literacy for All"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 September 2011
Date of publication: 09 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 14th day - Seven questions raised, two new proposals submitted, one proposal discussed...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw goes on for the 14th day - Eight questions answered, four new proposals approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: After approving Ward and Village Administrator Bill, prestigious townselders with volunteering spirit are to be elected correctly...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Public announcement for remonstration...Flood bulletin...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin pay homage to ShweUmin natural cave pagoda...Bank interest rates changed...Myanmar with 95.01% literacy rate standing tall among the nations of the Asia-Pacific Region MEC Chairman Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends ceremony to mark the International Literacy Day 2011...Shan State Government, “Wa” Special Region (2) sign initial peace agreements...Shan State Government, Mongla Special Region (4) sign initial peace agreements..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chairman of National Defence Commission of DPRK...President U Thein Sein felicitates President of Presidium of Supreme People’s Assembly of DPRK...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Premier of Cabinet of DPRK...Union FM felicitates DPRK counterpart...Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve maritime boundary delimitation at International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea...Myanmar to take part in China-ASEAN Basketball Tournament...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint meets President of Standing Committee for Constitutional Affairs of Senate of Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert with innovative measures for regional development".....SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: "Dhammacariya ca; lawful conduct; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 September 2011
Date of publication: 08 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 13th day - Nine questions raised and answered, one bill approved, one bill submitted, two proposals discussed, one new proposal submitted for record...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 13th day.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Leading Body of Danu Self-Administered Zone, departmental officials, local people in Ywangan - Invitation for peace talks to end armed conflicts across nation for the sake of peace and stability stressed...Rice provided to flood victim households in Ayeyawady Region...Overpasses to be constructed at Hledan and Shwegondaing traffic lights...One civilian killed, another injured in KIA’s landmine blast..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Australia to promote cooperation in agriculture...Union SWRR Minister meets UNHCR Resident Representative...Myanmar to take part in 20th ASEAN Veteran Basketball Tournament..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Turn out literates to increase number of intellectuals and intelligentsia"..... ARTICLES: "Let’s go through Auknatchaung Bridge: Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA) Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)..."International Literacy Day" Dr. Khin Myoe Myint Kyu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 September 2011
Date of publication: 07 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 12th day - 10 questions raised and answered, amendment bill approved, two proposals discussed, three new proposals submitted...Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 12th day.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ministry of Forestry renamed Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry...Staff members of administrative bodies to systematically perform management tasks in line with constitution, laws, rules and regulations paying heed to wishes, attitude of people - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Leading Body of Pa-O Self-Administered Zone, officials, local people in Hopong...Union Construction Minister attends opening and closing ceremonies of engineering courses...Dental, oral patients given free treatment in Nay Pyi Taw Zeyathiri Tsp...Earthquake News...Old mine blast injures six, kills one child in Kutkai Tsp...Flood bulletin...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin pay homage to Thiri Mingala Standing Buddha Image in Taunggyi...Special appeal cases heard...One sustained injury by mine planted by KNU..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Minister receives UNHCR Representative...RUMFCCI President to attend 31st Executive Committee Meeting of AFMA..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Public interests at the fore"..... ARTICLE: "Literacy for All in Myanmar" Daw Nyunt Nyunt (DMERB)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 September 2011
Date of publication: 06 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw goes on for 11th day...Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw goes on for 11th day - 19 more committees of Pyithu Hluttaw formed...First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw second regular session continues for second day - Five bills approved; ministry renamed; changing, forming or renaming village, village-tract, ward, town, township or district in self-administered divisions or zones put into record..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar National Human Rights Commission formed [Notification No. (34/2011)]...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo delivers address at work coord meeting on drawing budgets, regional development for Shan, Kayah States...Public Announcement for remonstration [registration application of Party for Unity and Peace]...Flood warning...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin pay homage to Çulamuni Lawka Chantha Pagoda...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin donate alms to monasteries in Taunggyi...Yangon Region basic education level performing arts competitions opened...No (2) Mining Enterprise holds coord meeting...Conflicts rife among KIA - Group in favour of peace and group against peace exchange gun fire at meeting, leaving one dead, one injured..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Talk on Global Strategies for Local Businesses 7 Sept...MOSA ready to help Myanmar seafarers..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Younger generations to join hands in industrialization"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 September 2011
Date of publication: 05 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw representatives led by Deputy Speaker of Amyotha Hluttaw view development of agriculture sector in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Flood warning...Publishing of school text books discussed...Construction staff called for immediate road repair works...All to prepare for new banking services: Union F&R Minister...Tree incident leaves two killed, four injured in Nyaungchehtauk...MMA to organize medical forum on 8 Sept...Dy Construction Minister inspects Hlinethaya-Dalla-Twantay-Kawhmu- Kungyangon-Dedaye road...Union Education Minister visits universities...Chief Minister on inspection tour of Kayin State...Focus on one village one product to boost quality: Union Cooperatives Minister...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister presents relief aids to flood victims...Three civilians killed in insurgents attack in Mongyawng, Shan State (East)...Halawa, trademark of Pathein...Gandamar Wholesale in operation soon...Mobile stations take shape along Yangon- Nay Pyi Taw-Mandalay Expressway...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (4-9-2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar’s bamboo, rattan wicker to penetrate foreign markets"..... ARTICLE: "Ma Mya Creek Bridge creates golden way for people towards glittering destiny" Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 September 2011
Date of publication: 04 September 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Judges to follow judicial principles in accord with constitution and Union judicature...Paddy thriving in farmer educative farms in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Talks on traffic knowledge held...Aung Thiri hands over newly built and repaired schools in Pobbathiri Township...Aux brand air-conditioners for customers...KENBO Junior Golf Championship 8 Sept...Ayeyawady Region government meets fishery entrepreneurs...Rakhine Chief Minister calls for economic boom...Township engineer office building, staff quarters in Lewe inspected...Theatrical drama troupes to come back Yangon soon...New library building put into commission in Pwintbyu...First Nay Pyi Taw Champion Challenge Cup Tournament-2011 commences...New generation youths organized to be qualified youth cooperators...Union Construction Minister inspects Pyay- Paukkaung-Toungoo road section...Work coord meeting of Shan State 18th Myanma Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competition held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Director- General of Religious Bureau of PRC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve nation’s natural heritage Inlay Lake"..... ARTICLE: "Herbal dragon fruits from Hsipaw Township streaming into market" By Maung Yin Kyay (Tachilek)...SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: "Kalena dhammasãkecchã; timely discussion of the doctrines; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 September 2011
Date of publication: 03 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for tenth day - Three questions raised and answered, one proposal submitted...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session continues for tenth day - Queries raised and answered, proposals submitted and approved...Pyithu Hluttaw representatives visit model plantations in Nay Pyi Taw...Amyotha Hluttaw donates cash to Nay Pyi Taw People’s Hospital..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Chief Minister comforts those who temporarily moved from current conflicts...Chelio Alkaline Coffee being showcased at Yangon Trade Fair...Rice planting reaches 88.55 % of target so far...UEC scrutinizes, grants permission for competent parties...Kayin State Democracy and Development Party (KSDDP) announces its attitude...Flood bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union A&I Minister receives Chinese guests...Agricultural trainees leave for Israel...CBM Governor meets Chairman of Maruhan Japan Bank..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Urbanites’ duty".....SLOGAN/EXHORTATION: "Tapo ca; ascetic practice; this is the way to auspiciousness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 September 2011
Date of publication: 02 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Questions raised and answered, proposals discussed and submitted at first Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session...Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw continues for ninth day - Queries raised and answered, proposals submitted and approved.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Low pressure area abates...Union Construction Minister makes inspection tour of roads, bridges...Yangon Trade Exhibition-2011 opened...River water warning...KIO/KIA practises forced recruitment...Value-added products made of timber, bamboo, rattan granted tax exemption [Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Government Notification No. 33/2011]..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Vietnamese President...President U Thein Sein felicitates Vietnamese PM...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Nepalese Prime Minister for his election...Uplift qualification and morale...Talks to be held at UMFCCI...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Vietnamese Vice-President...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Vietnamese Vice-President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Uplift qualification and morale"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 September 2011
Date of publication: 01 September 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session goes on for eighth day - Questions raised and answered, proposals and bills submitted for approval...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session goes on for eighth day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Worn banknotes can be changed with new ones at Myanma Economic Bank...Bay Bulletin...Oil and gas companies urged to pay attention to public interest...4m GSM installation project swings into action...Transport News Journal to come out on 5 Sept...Mon State Chief Minister makes inspection tour of Mudon Township...Medicines donated to monasteries, nunneries..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Singaporean President on his election...President U Thein Sein felicitates Prime Minister of Japan for his election...Myanmar to compete in 28 sports events of XXVI Games...Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Bosnia and Herzegovina..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Better transport—key to regional development"..... ARTICLE: "Plan under way to build three more concrete sleeper factories" By Kyemon.....POEM: "Pensioners’ Smiles"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 September 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 August 2011
Date of publication: 31 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session goes on for seventh day - Questions raised and answers, proposals and bills submitted for approval...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session continues for seventh day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Strong earthquake jolts outside Myanmar...Union I&C Minister attends 5th ceremony to pay respects to the aged theatrical artistes...BST, Pre-sea course for seaman...Automobile Technical Training School (Magway) starts nurturing technicians...Dangerous water level of Dokhtawady, Sittoung, Thanlwin and Ngawun Rivers...Low pressure area forms over Bay of Bengal..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Malaysian King...President U Thein Sein felicitates Malaysian Prime Minister...Dy FM attends 5th FEALAC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting...FM felicitates Malaysian counterpart...Myanmar Hotels and Tourism industry on promotion of tourist arrival...Israeli Ambassador meets Myanmar agricultural research students..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve tourist industry, a main source of national income"..... ARTICLE: "Ceiling tiles save shopkeepers from heat at Thiri Mingala Market" Article: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine); Photo: Myint Aung (Ahlon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 August 2011
Date of publication: 30 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session goes on for sixth day - Questions raised and answered, proposals and bills submitted for approval...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker heartens warded Hluttaw representatives...Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw goes on for sixth day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Drawing up of journalistic ethics; a sign for more transparency...Union Minister graces graduation show of National Culture and Fine Arts University (Yangon)...Myanmar National TV new channel to be aired...Mine blast damage tower of Shweli- Mansan national grid damaged, no interruption to power supply..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Vice-Chairman of GRIPS..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve natural ecology of Inlay Lake"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 August 2011
Date of publication: 29 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Agriculturalists to devote themselves to agricultural research for development of nation’s agricultural sector - Union minister tours research rice farms, high-yield rice farms...Yangon Region opens Performing Arts Competitions...Cash assistance presented to farmers for purchase of paddy seeds...Pregnant woman, son electrocuted to death in Meiktila...Kachin State Government briefs on peace issue...Shwe Pyay Hein hospital gives free medical treatment...Precious, rare edible bird-nest...Nutrition week activity-2011 marked in Kayah State...Rural area of Dedaye gets new building at BEHS (Affiliated)...Punitive action for unruly soccer fans...Functions of main power stations in Thazi, Thabyewa (Meiktila) inspected...Flood bulletin...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (28-8-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Only 10 % of total micro-credit demand met...Seminar on Trade, Investment opportunities on 16 Sep..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain transport facilities for posterity"..... ARTICLE: "Traditionally rowing Inlay boats attract tourists" Article & Photo: Nyo Win Aung (Taunggyi)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 August 2011
Date of publication: 28 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nagapauk Bridge commissioned into service...Monywa Zone Inter-University/Degree College Football Tournament kicks off...IT Business Plan Contest for computer fanatics...National treasure at Mount Victoria...2nd work coord meeting of Myanmar National Disaster Preparedness Committee held...Commerce Ministry to work for stability of commodity prices, smooth trading...Environmental and Economic Research Institute established...Development of ports accelerated...Flood Bulletion...Contracts signed for extended installation of GSM..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Naval Staff of India and party concludes... visit...Bangladeshi foreign secretary concludes visit...Work coordination meeting on conveyance of the Buddha Sacred Tooth held in Mandalay..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Emphasize timely completion of projects meeting standards"..... ARTICLE: "Thaukyaykhat (2) Hydropower Project to satisfy electric power demand of State and people" Article: Nyi Nyi Tun (MNA); Photos: Than Oo (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 August 2011
Date of publication: 27 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Second regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw continues for fifth day - Questioning, answering, and submitting proposals at the session...Fifth-day second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw held - Union Ministers reply to queries of Hluttaw representatives... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Flood warning...Myanma Airways provides flights to 25 towns...Election Objection Amendment (7/2011) heard...Application for registration as political parties scrutinized, passed...No worry for Yangonites for water in summer to come...F&R Ministry plans to fix stable exchange rate...Myanma Insurance provides 46 insurances...No roadside ads in Yangon!...Private sector engages in power supply business, builds Thaukyekhat-2 hydropower plant - More plants to be followed...Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation emerges champion in Fifth Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament 2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Naval Staff of India...FM briefs on current developments of Myanmar...Japanese government and people donate ¥ 308 million worth TB medicines to Myanmar...Myanmar, India to cooperate in minerals exploration..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pursue democratization".....EXHORTATION: Matapitu Upatthanam; to serve thy parents; this is the way to auspiciousness
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 August 2011
Date of publication: 26 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Fourth-day second regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw takes place - Questioning, replying, discussing and submitting proposals...Second regular session of First Amyotha Hluttaw goes on for fourth day.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...No tax for vendor in Ygn...Flood bulletin...Fifth Nay Pyi Taw Inter- Ministry Football Tournament- 2011 carries on, tomorrow’s final match...17440. 25 acres of poppy field totally destroyed in 2010-2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Indian Chief of Naval Staff and party visit Nay Pyi Taw Council Area... Separate talks between Human Rights Special Rapporteur Mr Thomas Ojea Quintana and Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint, Union Chief Justice U Tun Tun Oo, Union Election Commission Chairman U Tin Aye, Union Minister for Home Affairs Lt-Gen Ko Ko, Union Minister for Defence Maj-Gen Hla Min,Union Minister for Foreign Affairs U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Labour and for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement U Aung Kyi, Union Attorney-General Dr Tun Shin and Deputy Chief of the Myanmar Police Force Police Brig-Gen Zaw Win...Quintana meets diplomats before wrapping up Myanmar visit...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services receives Indian naval chief...Commander-in-Chief (Navy) welcomes goodwill delegation led by Indian naval chief..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Show perfect discipline"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 August 2011
Date of publication: 25 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTAWS: Second regular session of first Pyithu Hluttaw continues for third day - Questions raised and answered, proposals and bills submitted for approval...Power supply to Chin State discussed, proposals for enhancing standards of universities and healthcare services submitted at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Flood Bulletin...Religious Affairs Ministry sets sight on English proficiency...Thudhamma public rest houses under renovation...New library commissioned into public in Thayetchaung Township...Course on Young People and SRH held...Delta Capital exports rice directly first time in 15 yrs...Chairman of UEC and all members hear Election Objection Amendments No. 6/2011, No. 10/2011...Sagaing eyes golds in performing arts competition...Banks in Mandalay distribute notes of small denomination...Warning of high tide...Personal hygiene and foods of street vendors to be checked..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union FM receives Vice-President of Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries President of China-Myanmar Friendship Association...Bangladeshi delegation arrives Yangon...Human Rights Special Rapporteur Mr Tomas Ojea Quintana observes Insein Jail...Union Minister receives Australian Ambassador to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Know your responsibilities, Know your rights"..... ARTICLE: "Self-reliant hydropower stations develop rural regions" By Kalay Win Thu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 August 2011
Date of publication: 24 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Questions raised and answered, proposals and bills submitted for approval - First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session goes on...Provision of medicines to hospitals, environmental conservation, private school registration bill discussed at second day session of Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC grants permission to set up political party...Dy Construction Minister inspects Kungyangon-Kawhmu-Twantay- Hlinethaya Road, Twantay Bridge...Myanmar donate blood most among regional countries...Agriculture & Irrigation Ministry advances to final...UEC hears Election Objection Amendment Nos (8/2011) and (9/2011)...Thank guides for tourism growth...EP-2 Ministry conducts proficiency course...Flood bulletin...Over 820 millions fingerlings to be released into dams, rivers, lakes, wet land...Matriculation students may submit forms for exam-2012...Over 900 patients receives free eye surgeries in Kalay..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Ukrainian counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Ukrainian PM...Union FM sends felicitations to Ukraine...U Zin Yaw presents Credentials to Indian President...Hluttaw representatives of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw meet Human Rights Special Rapporteur...Union Mines Minister, Chinese guests discuss mineral exploration...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Human Rights Special Rapporteur Mr Thomas Ojea Quintana and party...UEC Chairman receives Human Rights Special Rapporteur...Human Rights Special Rapporteur Mr Thomas Ojea Quintana visits Human Rights Promotion and Protection Course...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Human Rights Special Rapporteur...India Navy Chief arrives in Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Put public interests to the fore"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 August 2011
Date of publication: 23 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Nation in smooth transition to new system as Hluttaw representatives discharging duties as public representatives, upholding national interest - President U Thein Sein addresses first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw second regular session...President U Thein Sein addresses second regular session of first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Hluttaw representatives in action with concept of serving interest of people, Union and nation without party attachment, dogmatism, localism, racism and regionalism - First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session begins...Second regular session of first Amyotha Hluttaw held for the first day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Meiktila Regional College old students to pay respects to teachers...Construction knocks out H&T in semi-final of inter-ministry soccer tournament...Flood bulletin...Training on enhancing quality assurance opened...Functions of power Stations inspected in Bago Region...Mini-libraries for children...Fire breaks out in Yamethin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Human Rights Special Rapporteur on Myanmar calls on Union Chief Justice, Union Attorney-General, Union Ministers...Badminton, Judo athletes to participate in Asian Junior Sports Exchange Games 2011...Training on enhancing quality assurance opened..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve own traditions, culture and customs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 August 2011
Date of publication: 22 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Workshop successfully concludes with package of pragmatic ideas [The National Workshop on Reforms for National Economic Development designed to boost economic growth of Myanmar]...Bridges under constructions on Road Network of Ayeyawady Region...Construction of irrigation facilities to benefit paddy farms...Flood Bulletin...17,407 acres of poppy fields destroyed...Tractors, agricultural loans handed over to farmers...Apply appropriate techniques, urges Dy Construction Minister...Murder and robbery exposed...Admonishment sought for world largest steel Buddhist scriptures pagoda...Union Health Minister meets Ygn staff...Prevention against overflow of canals undertaken in Mandalay...Drugs, marijuana seized...Production of oil and gas inspected at well No. 166..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Ministers receive Human Rights Special Rapporteur on Myanmar...UN-Habitat donates search and rescue suits to SWRR Ministry...Ethnic clothes of Lawwo made of orchid fibre to be showcased at World Orchid Conference..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build prosperous economic community"... ARTICLE: "DaikU Township growing Hsinthukha strain rice on broader scale" By Reporter Peinzalok Thein Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 August 2011
Date of publication: 21 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 2nd day workshop produces 16 more views on economic development...Bago Region Chief Minister attends concluding of monsoon paddy cultivation and transplanting-skills competition...BEHS-1 Sangyoung stages prize-awarding ceremony...Rakhine State in pursuit of rural development and poverty alleviation project...Monsoon ICT Fair-2011 opens in Yangon...Hinthada District gathers momentum of development...Agenda of Seminar on Quality Rice Seed for Better Future held...Insurgents blow off Namting Creek bridge in Chinshwehaw Sub-Township...Two civilians killed in SSA (Ywet Sit) attacks in Kali...Flood Bulletin...Flood Warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Agreement between Medical Research Dept (Lower Myanmar) and KOICA inked...Myanmar, China to cooperate in electric power sector...Myanmar and Indonesia stage Joint Cultural Show...Sports Ministry meets to prepare for 27th SEA Games...Myanmar yachtspersons go for yachting in Thailand...Union Religious Affairs Minister meets ROK venerable monk..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Businesses towards right track of goal"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2,3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 August 2011
Date of publication: 20 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw representatives arrive Nay Pyi Taw to attend Hluttaw meetings..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Stake driven, Bo tree planted at Thattathattaha Pagoda on Udayayanthi Hill in Nay Pyi Taw...President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend cash donation for construction of Thattathattaha Pagoda and meditation centre on Udayayanthi Hill in Nay Pyi Taw...Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) to come into service soon...Paper-reading session on “Using quality paddy strains for brighter future”...Sports Ministry to hold Champion Cup Tournament-2011...Corrigendum [of Notification No. 157/ 2011]...Kachin State Government makes good headway in negotiations over conflicts between Union government and KIO...President U Thein Sein, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi vow to cooperate for national interest ["President U Thein Sein received Daw Aung San Suu Kyi at his office in the Presidential Residence at 4 p.m today" N.B. this article appreared on p 9, not the most prominent position - OBL Lib]...Purchase of electricity agreement signed...As result of implementing economic objectives with variety of strategies, national economy is now on track to development - Cooperation among regional countries more effective than doing business individually in pursuit of economic growth...National Workshop on Reforms for National Economic Development held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, US to boost bilateral relations...Myanmar delegation arrives back from Sri Lanka...As result of implementing economic objectives with variety of strategies, national economy is now on track to development - Cooperation among regional countries more effective than doing business individually in pursuit of economic growth..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Upgrade development of human resources"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 August 2011
Date of publication: 19 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Government offers olive branch to national race armed groups [Announcement No. 1/2011 4th Waning of Wagaung 1373 ME (18 August 2011) Invitation to peace talks]...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Finance and Revenue Notification No. 156/2011 [meaning vague - OBL Lib.]...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Finance and Revenue Notification No. 157/2011 Nay Pyi Taw 4th Waning of Wagaung 1373 ME (18 August 2011) [meaning vague - OBL Lib.]...MYANMAR GAZETTE...TV set, generator and Sky Net receiver, accessories donated to self-reliant libraries...Nation sees agriculture tasks in full swing...Ministry of Education to train students to be endowed with Union Spirit...Zeya Padaytha Foundation provides cash assistance for paddy growing...Flood Bulletin...Donated paddy strains to be sown in floodravaged farms: Bago Region Chief Minister...Sagaing Region Chief Minister’s Cup Inter-District Sepak Takraw Contest kicks off...Kachin State Chief Minister meets development affairs committee officials...After temporarily making peace in 1994, remarkable progress seen in Kachin State in parallel with other states and regions ["A letter under the title of making eternal peace signed by the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman and the Secretary of Myanmar Lesu Literature and Culture Central Committee in Myitkyina of Kachin State was sent to President U Thein Sein of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 5 August 2011. The translation of the letter is as follows:-"]..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Tint Swai accredited MYANMAR GAZETTE to Italy...U Myo Aye accredited to Israel...US-based Caterpillar to sell heavy machineries...CBM, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp focus on development of banking services..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build peaceful and prosperous society"..... ARTICLE: "Animals for Safari Park arrive in Myanmar" By Yan Gyi Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 August 2011
Date of publication: 18 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Individuals and organizations in the nation that have different views from the government should not take account of disagreements - Work with us for common goals in the national interests - Killings, bomb attacks, kidnapping and collection of extortion money are completely unacceptable to civilized world - Myanmar will be developed soon if people are united and work hard together, making good use of favourable conditions...Mohnyin District gathering momentum of 24-hour electricity supply...Farmers of Kyaikto, Bilin townships visit high yield paddy, sugarcane farms...To transform from temporary to perpetual peace: common consent of all Bamar nationals living in Kachin State...KIA sets ablaze Pankham outpost at China-Myanmar border in Mansi Township of Kachin State..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister for Mines receives Chinese guests, Brazilian Ambassador...Flag hoisted to mark 66th Anniversary Independence Day of Indonesia...Thai Queen’s birthday commemorated with donation...Union Health Minister receives Brazilian Ambassador, guests...Religious Affairs Ministry arranges pilgrimage to India, Nepal...Union F&R Minister receives ADB Executive Director...CBM Governor receives ADB Executive Director...Union A&I Minister receives Indian, Brazilian Ambassadors...Myanmar,Thailand eye closer cooperation in energy sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Industries for quality products"..... ARTICLE: "Working together for School Health" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 August 2011
Date of publication: 17 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw reps to report to Hluttaw Office on 19, 20 Aug...Defence Service Personnel Hluttaw Representative reshuffled..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cultures and customs of national races somewhat different from one another in character, but the same in theme, and all have own rich traditional performing arts...Refresher Course No (42) for Basic Education Teachers opened...Labutta organizes nutrition promotion month activities...Seminar on assessment on the situation of Children in Residential Care Facilities held...Proficiency Course for Officers of Cooperatives Dept commences...Low-grade Utility Jade Sales 2011 sells out 205 jade lots...Union Construction Minister inspects transport facilities...Union I&P Minister tours Taninthayi Region...Flood announcement...SSA (Wanhai) armed group’s bomb attack wounds five civilians...Kachin ethnic groups, Shan ethnic groups, Bamar and other ethnic groups have been living in Kachin State in amity through thick and thin, and enjoying stability, peace and development..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Indonesian President...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Indonesian counterpart...Union FM sends message of felicitations to Indonesian counterpart...Myanmar, Vietnam eye bilateral cooperation...Labour and SWRR Ministry, UNICEF discuss child protection...Union FM receives Indian Ambassador to Myanmar...Union FM receives foreign guests...Union NPED Minister attends 43rd AEM and related meetings..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards prosperous nation with stability and peace"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 August 2011
Date of publication: 16 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Seven export items granted tax exemption...Chance to exchange views on human rights issues in different fields...Myanmar traditional cultural performing arts competitions designed to preserve, promote cultural heritage...Special Refresher Course No. 76 for Basic Education Teachers launched...‘Made In Myanmar’ special sale on 19-28 August...MMITEE course to be launched...National Committee on Rights of Child meets...Myanmar Senior PGA Golf Qualifying Test (Mandalay) held...Union Mines Minister visits low-grade utility jade sale...Cash and kind provided to Bago flood victims...Preparedness measures against floods to be taken more effectively to protect 3 million acres of monsoon rice in Bago Region and 1.2 million acres of monsoon rice in Yangon Region - Union Minister tours Ngamoeyeik Dam, agricultural zones in Dagon Myothit (East) Township...Microcredit associations in Sagaing Region opened...Republic of the Union of Myanmar is in the democratization process - Build mutual trust while preserving and keeping in fore fine traditions ["A letter under the title of presentation for durable and meaningful peace signed by Chairman U Lalmal Yaw Han (representing Lisu ethnic race), Vice-Chairman U Deinya Aphon (representing Rawan ethnic race), Secretary U Labaung Songnu (representing La Chik ethnic race), and Members U Phaw Yum Bauknaw (representing Zaiwa ethnic race), U Ingan Jarnaw (representing Jinghpaw ethnic race) and U Banli Hong Daung (representing Lawng Waw ethnic race) of Ethnic Kachin Races Traditional Culture Central Committee in Myitkyina, Kachin State, was sent to President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein on 28 July 2011. The translation of the letter is as follows:-..."]...Union Energy Minister visits Myanmar Corbonix Factory... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union A&I Minister meets Vietnamese guests...9th Int’l Wood & Wood Products Expo in Beijing on 27-29 September...National Committee on Rights of Child meets...Union Mines Minister receives guests...Myanmar, Thai police chiefs meet...Export of seven goods granted tax exemption... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disseminate scientific agricultural methods"..... ARTICLE: "From special yield model paddy farm of Nay Pyi Taw to farmlands of Myanmar" (Part-III) Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Zaw Min Latt (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 August 2011
Date of publication: 15 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanatheinga) inspected...Union Minister provides relief supplies and cash assistance to flood victims...Flood Bulletin...Seven Abhidhamma treatises recited non-stop...Chief Minister meets local people in Yamethin District...15th Seminar on Medicine Majors from 6 to 9 Oct...Low-grade Utility Jade Sales 2011 continues for third day...Union Commerce Minister tours Bago Region...Union Education Minister meets education staff in Pyawbwe, Meiktila and Wundwin Tsps...Two houses turn to ashes in Mohnyin kitchen fire...OMyanmar Online Shopping Mall opened...Union A & I Minister inspects model high-yielding farms in Bago..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ASEAN Federation of Accountants holds 105th Council Meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Read more than ever"..... ARTICLE: "From special yield model paddy farm of Nay Pyi Taw to farmlands of Myanmar" (Part-II) Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Zaw Min Latt (MNA).....SLOGANS: The last day of the slogans which appeared at the back of the paper: *Only with stability and peace will the nation develop; * Only with stability and peace will democratization process be successful... * Anarchy begets anarchy, not democracy * Riots beget riots, not democracy * Democracy can be introduced only through constitution... People’s Desire: * We favour peace and stability; * We favour development; * We oppose unrest and violence; * Wipe out those inciting unrest and violence... * VOA, BBC-sowing hatred among the people; RFA, DVB-generating public outrage; Do not allow ourselves to be swayed by killer broadcasts designed to cause troubles.
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 August 2011
Date of publication: 14 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Burgeoning of justice, concern of every citizen...Cash donation made to social welfare training centres...Inter-Ministry Football Tourney continues...Agricultural trainees observe paddy and sugarcane plantations in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Religious Affairs Minister inspects Maha Atulawaiyan Sasana Beikman construction...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister attends opening of Myaungmya branch of Myanmar Shaehsaung Bank...Refresher course titled Restoring Health, Reviving Life: Food and Drug on 21st August...Sale of low-grade utility jade continues...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-8-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives ILO Liaison Officer...Union Minister receives Thai guests...Mandalay Region Chief Minister receives Singaporean Ambassador...Union Health Minister receives UNFPA Resident Representative, RH Services Advisor..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For good health of students"..... ARTICLE: "From special yield model paddy farm of Nay Pyi Taw to farmlands of Myanmar" (Part-I) Article: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Zaw Min Latt (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 August 2011
Date of publication: 13 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government already acceded to peace proposals of KIO to most possible degree - KIO needs to analyze itself to ascertain whether it wants genuine peace or not - KIO/KIA exploits honest and sincere local people as refugees launching propaganda campaigns internationally through help of media and trying to ask financial assistance and rations - Government showing much tolerance in striving utmost to restore peace in Kachin State...Press Conference (1/2011) on government’s efforts to transform national race armed groups in accordance with State Constitution held...Questions & answers at Press Conference (1/2011) on clarification of government’s endeavours to enable ethnic armed groups to undergo transformation and exit in accord with constitution - [WITH THE PRESS CONFERENCE,TWO THIRDS OF THIS ISSUE OF NLM DEALS WITH RANGOON'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE KIO/KIA]...Amendment to note of Election Objection No. 5/2011 heard...Union Minister U Aung Kyi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi hold talk, reply queries of reporters...Press Release out after discussion between Union Minister U Aung Kyi and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-8-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Minister receives Russian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve natural environment on a cooperative basis"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 August 2011
Date of publication: 12 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Coordination meeting on holding second regular session of Hluttaws held..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...2011 Nutrition Development Weeks observed in Bago...Basic Education High School upgraded in Shan State...Mon State Chief Minister opens new school building...Stake driven for GSM tower in Loikaw...Flood warning...Sagaing Region Chief Minister provides agricultural loans to farmers...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister meets teachers bound for refresher course...Rural development and poverty alleviation discussed in Ayeyawady Region...Dy Construction Minister meets in-charge engineers in Kayin State...Kayin State INRD Director issues citizenship scrutiny cards...Talk on cultivation methods on 13 August...Rare animals to be shown off in Safari Park (Nay Pyi Taw), zoological gardens..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, China emphasize development of paddy production...Seminar on Tagore, His Works & Philosophy held...Dy EP-1 Minister receives Chinese counselor...Myanmar workers in foreign countries must be protected in accord with Cebu declaration..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve health standard of the youth"..... ARTICLE: "Low-grade utility jade sale to be held at Mani Yadana Jade Hall" By Tin Htwe (MNA
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 August 2011
Date of publication: 11 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister Reshuffled...Union Minister appointed concurrently as Union Minister for Industry-1...Spokespersons and Information Team formed...Coordination meeting on holding of low-grade utility jade exhibition held...Grade-II, III Course No. 88 opens...pplication for Democratic Alliance Party submitted...MCF President’s Cup Chess Tourney commences...Union Education Minister encourages school health week activities...Flood victims cared in Toungoo, Bago...Torrential rain cause floods in some Regions and States...Amendment to note of Election Objection No. 4/2011 heard...Sagaing Region Chief Minister supervises development undertakings...Farmers, fishermen of Taninthayi Region benefit from micro-credit scheme...Heavy rain floods Bago Region - Necessary assistance being provided for flood-hit households...Relief camps opened in Toungoo to care for flood victims...Union Transport Minister visits Yangon International Airport...Flood Bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Energy Minister receives foreign guests...Prospects for trade and economic cooperation discussed...Union Defence Minister receives Singaporean Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Provide full port services"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 August 2011
Date of publication: 10 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: As Yangon Port extension is a project that can handle about 100 million tons of cargos a year, systematic measures are necessary to ensure a modern port capable of providing services of international standard...Construction Minister inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)...Mandalay Region Chief Minister meets rural people...Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance 20 Aug...Moderate earthquake news...Warning of hightide...Farmers learn high-yeild cultivation methods in fields of Ministry of A & I...AGM of Development Affairs Bank Ltd held...Rural development and poverty alleviation tasks in Chin State...Flood Warning...Amendment to note of Election Objection No. 3/2011 heard...School health week activities launched in Nay Pyi Taw...Dy Construction Minister meets Mon State engineers in-charge...Human trafficking talks held in Kayan Tsp...Union Transport Minister visits MITT, Myanmar Maritime University...Flood Bulletin...Buddha sacred tooth relic will be conveyed to Myanmar for fourth time for public obeisance - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends coord meeting on conveyance of Buddha sacred tooth relic from China to Myanmar..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Japanese government, people donate fire engines...Australian companies to invest in agricultural production...Myanmar, China to strengthen cooperation in mining industry..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain positive results to ensure perpetual peace"..... ARTICLE: "We also love river Ayeyawady" Kyaw Min Lu (Shwepyitha)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 August 2011
Date of publication: 09 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: March towards goal of eternal peace and stability by building mutual trust, amity, magnanimity, and goodwill, safeguarding prevailing peace and stability - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo meets Kayin State Government...Union Minister on inspection tour of hybrid paddy research field...School Health Week activities from 8 to 12 Aug...Flood bulletin...Football Tourney kicks off in Loikaw...Tasks for school health week motivated...Capital provided to set up micro-finance institutions...Warning on overflow..."Every one who really wants peace to work with goodwill efforts in view of the interest of the entire Union and to stay away from acts that may break up the Union" [translation of an 'open letter for peace proponents dated 8 August 2011 with the name of People’s Representatives, National Races Representatives']... Bridge on Lashio-Mandalay railroad mined, no major damage - Trains running their daily routines... THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY - MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE NO.44, COMPLEX, NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR:- INVITATION FOR BIDS: 1. BIDS are invited by the MYANMA OIL AND GAS ENTERPRISE, NO.44, COMPLEX, NAY PYI TAW, MYANMAR for the supply of ___ 1. Natural Gas Pipe Line Booster Compressor Unit___ 1. Pressure Reduction Skids, Metering System & Gas Supply Accessories..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Singaporean counterpart...President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Singaporean Prime Minister...Union FM felicitates Singaporean counterpart...Union Sports Minister receives foreign guests...ASEAN leaders support Myanmar’s proposal to take ASEAN Chairmanship in 2014, decision will be made at 19th ASEAN Summit in November 2011..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards people-oriented, people-centred, rules-based ASEAN"..... ARTICLE: "Perpetual natural heritage relayed with good volition" A Staff Member (MEPE)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 August 2011
Date of publication: 08 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government keeps welcoming armed groups that have yet to make peace to work together with government...Union EP-1 Minister visits Yeywa Hydropower Plant...Shan State seeks ways for micro-credit schemes development...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends Concert of Myanma Motion Picture Organization...MP-4 player explosion harms one man, two children in YeU...Yangon Region marks World Breastfeeding Week...Taunggyi Zone Universities (Men’s) Volleyball Tournament commences...Monsoon season Bowling open contest on 20, 21 August...Farmers from Kayin State on study tour in Nay Pyi Taw Council Region...Information plays important factor in combating NCDs...Two students wounded in fire of heavy and small arms of KNU insurgent in Kamamoung...Flood Bulletin...Union Construction Minister inspects Twantay-Maubin road, Maletto-Mezali road...Flood warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Celebration of ASEAN Day Flag-Raising Ceremony in ASEAN Member States with own political, economic and social systems fully reflects this year’s theme “Unity in Diversity”..."Moving Forward ASEAN" Maung ASEAN [article]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take preparedness measures against natural disasters"..... ARTICLE: "Moving Forward ASEAN" Maung ASEAN
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 August 2011
Date of publication: 07 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preparations to be made for prevention of loss and wastage of cultivation, harvesting and threshing of crops and timely substitution for damages caused by natural disasters - Education sector is being upgraded for constantly turning out new generation human resources that will participate in national development drive...Deputy Information Minister visits vegetable patches of Nay Pyi Taw daily, press...5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament goes on...Public Notice [on unsafe drugs]...Union Ministers explain cultivation works to farmers from Rakhine State...Nagapauk Bridge, Sittoung Canal crossing bridge inspected...Plan underway to install 4 million line of GSM in first year...Agricultural loans disbursed to farmers...Union Ministers explains cultivation works to farmers from Rakhine State...Union Health Minister meets doctor trainees of internship courses...Success of I & P Ministry calls for service personnel’s commitment...Flood Bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Dy Construction Minister receives Chinese guests...Union Health Minister meets US guests...UNHCR Resident Representative calls on Taninthayi Region Chief Minister...Thai appreciates Myanmar for its cooperation in searching crashed helicopter of Thai Army..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Extend rubber cultivation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 August 2011
Date of publication: 06 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bawgatheikdi Hospital opened for public round the clock...Agriculturists, farmers to apply experience in works for increasing incomes...Myanmar to step up efforts for intensifying routine immunization...Ministry of Labour concludes training courses...World Breastfeeding Week and Nutrition Promotion Month commemorative ceremony held...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament goes on...Capitals and loans allocated in Taninthayi Region...English Language Proficiency Course No. 1/2001 of NPE concludes...Township revenue officials conclude on-job training course...Flood Bulletin...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (5-8-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein congratulates Mrs. Yingluck Shinawatra on her election as Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand...Shan State government, Chinese delegation discuss bilateral cooperation...9th ASEAN Forum on Coal Council Meeting concludes...Union Minister receives Director-General of International Affairs Department of Ministry of Defence of Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Work harmoniously to develop tourism industry"..... ARTICLE: "Private mangrove plantations contributing a great deal to businesses while preventing natural disasters" Article & Photos: Chingyar (Maubin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 August 2011
Date of publication: 05 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Traffic rules talks given...MYANMAR GAZETTE...PDP submits application for registration to UEC...Ecotourism workshop held...Computer Accounting Course No. 2 opens...Nutrition Week Movement-2011 observed in Ayeyawady Region...Taunggyi University holds Body Beauty and Physical Culture, beauty contests...Magway Region Chief Minister partakes in regional activities...KIA opens fire at a vehicle on its return from Tarpein to Momauk, leaving seven dead, one injured - KIA intentionally opens fire at vehicle with small arms, not blast of mine planted by KIA...Functions of power stations in Mandalay District inspected...Flood warning...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (4-8-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Ministry of Mines mobilizes private coal mine companies to set up organization to create opportunities for exploration of coal mines - 9th ASEAN Forum on Coal Council Meeting kicks off...Union Construction Minister receives Indian Ambassador...CBM Governor, Dy Head of British embassy hold talks...Union A&I Minister receives Country Director of Oxfam Great Britain...Myanmar badminton, Judo players to participate in Asian Junior Sports Exchange Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Increase production of high yield seeds of crops"..... ARTICLE: "Leaving mother country with reckless abandon" Maung Tin Aye (Thayet)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 August 2011
Date of publication: 04 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Agriculturists to take part in respective sectors for socio-economic development of rural people...Environmental Conservation Committee holds 2nd meeting...Public Announcement for remonstration...IT Business Contest to be held...Bago Region meets to coordinate agricultural work...Plywood sheets donated for school in Haka...Research: key to exceeding rice and oil demands...Over 100 auditors receive auditing skills...Deputy Culture Minister on tour of Mandalay, Amarapura, Sagaing, Pinya, Inwa...Mine blast injures one monk, one person...Flood warnings...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-8-2011) Mudon 5.47..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister receives Chinese guests...Union EP-2 Minister receives Chinese guests...Union Mines Minister receives Chinese delegations...Myanmar to compete in Asian Youth Wushu C’ship...RUMFCCI President leaves for Cambodia...Bago Region Chief Minister receives Israeli Ambassador...Union A&I Minister receives Chinese guests...Union Minister receives Indian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Give breastfeed to babies for health and IQ development"..... ARTICLE: "Kyeeni Lake designed for all-round development in agricultural sector" By Reporter Nyunt Shwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 August 2011
Date of publication: 03 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw representatives to report to Hluttaw Office, Nay Pyi Taw...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: World Breast Feeding Week and Nutrition Promotion Month commence...Matters for improving tourism industry discussed...Union A & I Minister visits genetically modified paddy field of Yezin Agricultural University and Yezin Agricultural Research Department...Union Minister meets permanent members of Myanmar Language Commission...Breeder groups formed for rural development and poverty alleviation...Union Mines Minister receives guests...World Breast Feeding Week and Nutrition Promotion Month commemorative ceremony held...Union Minister meets entrepreneurs in Mon State...Monsoon intensifying over Andaman Sea, Bay of Bengal...Flood warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Vietnamese President on his election...President U Thein Sein felicitates Vietnamese PM on his re-election...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Vietnamese Vice-President on her re-election...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham felicitates Vietnamese Vice-President on her re-election...Ambassador U Tin Oo concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Mongolia...Myanmar, India eye closer cooperation in health sector...Union Minister meets guests from ROK...Myanmar stands fourth in International Judo Open... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve and promote traditional cultural performing arts"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 August 2011
Date of publication: 02 August 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Shan State Minister for Planning and Economy resigns...Outstanding students given seats of honour in Mon State...Qualifying competitions for PGA Senior to be held...RUMFCCI “Making Democracy Work”...Talks held for rural development, poverty alleviation...Khaungtaing Village-Tract in Shan State gets power station...National Level Sport Managers Course (2/2011) commences...Family registration certificates, citizenship scrutiny cards issued in Bago Region...Union Transport Minister oversees tasks for rural development, poverty alleviation...Armed groups exchange arms for peace...Seminar on Construction Materials held...Union Minister inspects Post-Harvest Technology Department (Hlegu), Yangon Region...Water level of Thanlwin River at Hpa-an above its danger level..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Government will not only focus on protection of trees and forests for environmental conservation but also give all-round encouragement for reduction in air and water pollution, control of industrial waste and protection of wildlife - Myanmar delegation attends 3rd Environment Ministerial Meeting of GMS...A & I Ministry to cooperate with Chinese company on modern agricultural comprehensive development program...Referees of MBF to sit for international referee exam..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Extensive research, innovations for national industrialization"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.28K)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 August 2011
Date of publication: 01 August 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE HLUTTAWS: First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw second regular session summoned...First Pyithu Hluttaw second regular session summoned...First Amyotha Hluttaw second regular session summoned..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union A&I Minister inspects paddy plantations in Pobbathiri Township...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (31-7-2011)...Teachership Course (1/2011) on Buddhist Culture concludes...Union CPT Minister looks into communication facilities in Sittway...Union Minister inspects Min Creek Bridge...Outstanding students in Mingala Taungnyunt Tsp honoured...National Workshop on Improving Health Care concludes...Union minister meets engineers in Sittway...Flood victims in Bago provided with cash and kind...Functions of Lube Blending Plant inspected in Thanlyin...Water level of Ngawun River at Ngathaingchaung 1161 cm has by above its danger level..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Talk “Dental Clinic Management in Japan” on 5 Aug...Union A&I Minister receives Indian guests...Myanmar to participate in world billiard contest..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work together for greater development of human resources"..... ARTICLE: "Precious Agarwood plants thriving in Shan State" Article & Photo: Reporter Maung Maung (Kyaukme)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 July 2011
Date of publication: 31 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: All are to cultivate Union Spirit and nationalistic spirit for peace and stability of the Union and national development - Prevent aliens from intruding into region - President meets officials of Rakhine State...Union A&I Minister meets rice and paddy dealers, farmers in Sittway...Union Construction Minister inspects progress of Anchaung Bridge, Metaungshaunggwin road section...Second round of Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament 1 August...National workshop on improving quality of health care continues for second day...Maintenance of road sections, bridges on Buthidaung-Maungtaw Road inspected...Union Minister visits township level departments in Thandwe, An, Sittway...Objectives of 18th Myanmar Traditional Cultural Performing Arts Competitions...Workshop on ACU system held...Coord meeting on rural development and poverty alleviation held in Pyay...Flood bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: All are to cultivate Union Spirit and nationalistic spirit for peace and stability of the Union and national development - Prevent aliens from intruding into region - President meets officials of Rakhine State..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Hand down Myanmar’s good cultural traditions to posterity"..... ARTICLE: "Gangaw-Zahaw-Rezwa new road, a shot in the arm for regional development" Article & Photo: Kalay Win Thu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 July 2011
Date of publication: 30 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein inspects flood-stricken townships in Rakhine State, meets departmental officials, social organizations and townselders...Amendment No. 2/2011 to Election Objection heard...7th Anniversary MRTV-4 Exhibition till 1 Aug...Outstanding students, schools in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area honoured...National Workshop on Improving Quality of Health Care organized...Union Energy Minister inspects No. 5 Fertilizer Plant (Pathein)...National Workshop on Improving Quality of Health Care held...Myanmar traditional culture that has passed centuries reflects State glory and dignity, high nationalistic spirit...Flood bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates King Mohammed VI of Kingdom of Morocco...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs receives German Ambassador...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs accepts exequatur of Honorary Consul of Republic of Belarus...6th ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development held...Central committee for holding the 9th ASEAN Forum on Coal Council Meeting meets...Union S&T Minister receives Brazilian Ambassador...Union Minister receives UN WFP Regional Director..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Apply modern technologies in building modern developed nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 July 2011
Date of publication: 29 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Preserve potency of traditional medicines to win greater public trust - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits University of Nursing (Mandalay), University of Traditional Medicine...Cash donated to MWJA...Issuing of household registration certificates, citizenship scrutiny cards at fixed price and within due period stressed...Fifth Nay Pyi Taw Inter- Ministry Football Tournament-2011 goes on...Stake-driving ceremony of Ayethaya Industrial Zone GSM Tower held...Union Minister inspects cooperatives services in Mandalay Region...Inter-University/College Zonal Men’s Volleyball Tournament (Lower Myanmar) commences..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar Permanent Representative to UN presents Credentials to UN D-G...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to South African President...Union H&T Minister receives Brazilian Ambassador...Deputy Construction Minister meets ROK guests...Myanmar selected Judo athletes to partake in International Judo Friendly Tournament in Bangkok...Myanmar-Thai entrepreneurs to meet on 1 Aug...Myanmar, China to cooperate in education sector..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For better health"..... ARTICLE: "Hlinephone Model Village in Mawlamyinegyun Township" By Thein Zaw Oo (Shweli Oo)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 July 2011
Date of publication: 28 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rural development and poverty alleviation target both rural and urban people - President U Thein Sein encourages flood victims of Ayeyawady Region, Rakhine State...Collective donation of Hindu families on 31 July...Flood bulletin...National industrialization needs constant innovative measures in conformity with State economy - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Mandalay University of Technology, integrated farm...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits basic education high schools, private schools in Mandalay...5th Inter-Ministry Football Tournament-2011 goes on...Only education can lead to goal of reaching top - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects Mandalay University...Flood warnings at Sittoung and Thanlwin, Ngawun rivers..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign Minister receives Iranian ambassador...Union F&R Minister receives Brazilian Ambassador...Union EP-1 Minister receives Korean guests...Selected players in training for XXVI SEA Games...Myanmar, Brazil encourage reciprocal cooperation, technology transfer...Union Mines Minister meets Indonesian guests...Dy Construction Minister receives Russian guests...Dy Religious Affairs Minister receives Chinese official..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The greater the difficulty, the brighter the glory"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 July 2011
Date of publication: 27 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein inspects flood relief measures in Bago Region...Union I&P Minister inspects immigration works in Yangon Region...Victorious Shan State men’s basketball team honoured...Private microfinance institutions to be set up in Yangon east and south districts...Fifth Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament- 2011 goes on...Setting great attention on collecting tax within law urged...Union Minister meets staff of Chief Engineer’s Office in Yangon Region...Myanma Industrial Product Show-2011 concludes...Basic On-Job Training Course for YESB Staff concludes...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening ceremony of 550-bed Children Hospital (Mandalay)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister receives Brazilian Ambassador...Medical institutions to keep in touch with ASEAN, international community and other related organizations for sustainable development...High tide warning in Yangon River...EP-1 Minister receives Indian guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Show good behaviours to win public trust"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 July 2011
Date of publication: 26 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham and wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon attend Waso robe-offering ceremony...Service personnel to abstain from bribery and corruption in putting into reality the President’s guideline of being a clean government....Application for formation of political party scrutinized...Flood bulletin...Inter-Ministry Football Tourney goes on...Amendment to Note of Election Objection No (1/2011) heard...Union Minister U Aung Kyi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi hold talks, answer correspondents’ questions...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Yadanabon University, Myanmar Football Academy (Mandalay), Sports and Physical Education Science (Mandalay)...Union Minister U Aung Kyi and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi issue press release..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Maldives counterpart...Myanmar, India plan to boost agricultural sector development and technological support for research works...Union Foreign Minister felicitates Maldives counterpart...Union Minister at President Office receives ROK guests..About ACU System on 28 July...Union Foreign Minister attends 44th ASEAN Ministerial Conference and 18th ASEAN Regional Forum...Myanmar, China to cooperate in financial and monetary matters..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve cultural heritages for durability"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 July 2011
Date of publication: 25 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maintenance of cultural works at pagodas, stupas inspected in Bagan Archaeological Region...Chindwin River remains above its danger level...Union I & P Minister views issuance of household registration certificates and citizenship scrutiny cards in Yangon...Union Education Minister visits Mandalay University...Special Refresher Course No.75 for Basic Education Teachers opens...Winners awarded in Dhammaçakka Pavattana Sutta recitation contest...Union Commerce Minister undertakes regional development in Sagaing Region...Loan disbursed in Thayawady of Bago...Mon State Chief Minister meets fuel shop owners...Meeting for Implementing Production of Milk and Dairy Products held...Haka holds eight monsoon tree-planting ceremony...Winners awarded in National Basketball Championship...Myanma Industrial Product Show-2011 packed with visitors..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Hyundai donates hospital equipment to Kyaukpyu District Hospital...Odissi plays Chitrangada marking Tagore 150th anniversary..... "PERSPECTIVES" : "Industrial product shows for national industrialization"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 July 2011
Date of publication: 24 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein visits Myanma Industrial Product Show-2011...Union A&I Minister visits model farms in Nay Pyi Taw...Sports Ministry’s English and ICT course concludes...SANYO cold storage to be on the radar screen...Flood warning...Relief aids provided for flood victims in Hinthada District, Ayeyawady Region...Myochaung Bridge in Kyaukdaga Tsp commissioned into service...EP-1 Union Minister visits Shwegyin Hydropower Project...Special Refresher Course No. 41 for Basic Education Teachers concludes...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament continues..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: After completion of process of UNESCO, Sri Kestra, Beikthano and Hanlin ancient cities will be included in World Heritage List - Government to join hands with any country, organization and person for preservation of ancient cultural heritage in accord with State policy..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Turn out well-versed medical professionals"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 July 2011
Date of publication: 23 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanma Industrial Product Show-2011 commences...Work Committee for Development of Agricultural Production for Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation meets...Tun Foundation Bank announces winners of stipend...Ministry of Construction holds work coord meeting...Union Sports Minister views training of Myanmar rowers...Outstanding offspring of staff honoured, cash assistance provided...Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament goes on...Fire stations in Ottarathiri, Pobbathiri inspected..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces of the Arab Republic of Egypt...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Egyptian Prime Minister...Mines Ministry, Myanmar Daewoo to promote cooperation...Union Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Egyptian counterpart...Myanmar, Bangladesh focus on economic prospects...Myanmar yacht team to participate in OCBC 21st IODA Asian Optimist Championship 2011...Central Committee for organizing 9th ASEAN Coal Council Meeting meets...CNPC, Mines Ministry takes measures for welfare of locals along Myanmar-China oil and gas pipeline...Union EP-2 Minister receives ROK guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for development of rural socio-economic life"..... ARTICLE: "Inlay Lake, a site of natural heritage" By Nyo Win Aung (Taunggyi)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 July 2011
Date of publication: 22 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Proposal for designating Inndawgyi as sub-township to be submitted to next Hluttaw session.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Rural development and poverty alleviation, one of many tasks of new government - Only when socio-economic life of rural people develops, will productive capability of nation improve...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Dental treatment provided in Pobbathiri Township...Sarpaybeikman manuscript prizewinning books published...UFL (Mandalay) holds Beauty Pageant Contest...Computer, accessories handed over...Coordination meeting on buildings, airfields, roads and bridges in Regions and States held...Newly tarred road opened in Zabuthiri Township...5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament-2011 continues...Yin Natha Library in Myaing opened...Invitation to domestic proprietors who are willing to run Yangon local train business...Syllabuses of pre- and post-graduate courses to be reviewed and reformed...Flood warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw receives UNICEF Resident Representative...Union A&I Minister receives Japanese guests...5th Myanmar-Bangladesh Trade Joint Commission Meeting held..."Myanmar-Russia Hluttaws and Duma" Maung Than Nyein [Article]...Victorious Pancek Silat athletes honoured..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve art of traditional medicine"..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar-Russia Hluttaws and Duma" Maung Than Nyein
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 July 2011
Date of publication: 21 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects Nay Pyi Taw National Herbal Garden...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (20-7-2011)...Farmers visit model rice paddies in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Flood notice...Establishment of political parties scrutinized, permitted...Applicants born of both national parents can get citizenship scrutiny cards within 28 days...5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament-2011 goes on...Formation of private credit societies discussed...Union Mines Minister inspects jade warehouse in Yangon...Refresher Course No.25 for Law Officers opens...Traffic rules explained at Dagon Myothit BEMS-4..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Transport Minister receives Chinese guests...Myanmar to boost cooperation with JICA...CBM Governor receives Japanese guests...Myanmar discusses sports promotion programmes with Japan, Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain roads and bridges"..... ARTICLE: "Duck farming, a main source of income of Thanatpin" By Peinzalok Thein Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 July 2011
Date of publication: 20 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 64th Anniversary Arzani Day (Martyrs’ Day) observed...Union Minister inspects rural development and poverty alleviation tasks in Chin State...Sagaing Region Chief Minister makes inspection tour...Refresher course for IWT staff commences...Volleyball enthusiasts to be selected for Yangon Region...Talks on traffic rules given in Myaungmya...“Management Effects” to be given at Myanmar Fisheries Federation...General Banking Services course opened...ACE Construction Co., Chairman’s Cup goes to Kwele village...Coordination meeting on rural development and poverty alleviation held in Yangon Region...Union I & P Minister calls for taking effective measures to fulfill people’s desires...Union Health Minister visits hospitals...Outstanding students honoured in Mudon Township...Union Construction Minister inspects Meiktila- Kyaukpadaung-NyaungU and Nay Pyi Taw- Taungnyo-Myothit-Kanbya roads...Industrial Product Exhibition in Nay Pyi Taw...Flood Warning..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Use scientific methods for good rice harvests"..... ARTICLE: "Hsin Village getting good harvest of cabbage" By De Dai
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union ,Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 July 2011
Date of publication: 19 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Fight against gambling, part of drive for poverty alleviation...11th Myanmar Country Coordinating Mechanism Meeting held...EP-2 Minister looks into Myingyan Power Station...Township microfinance institutions, cooperative societies formed in Mon State...Construction, A&I and Transport Ministries seize wide victories at 5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tourney...Sarpay Beikman Manuscript (English) Award to be prescribed...Union Ministers donate school uniforms and stationery to schools in Dekkhinathiri Tsp...Actions taken against violators of traffic rules in Nay Pyi Taw Area...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (18-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union CPT Minister receives ROK Ambassador...11th Asia Biomass Seminar held...UNICEF Resident Representative calls on Union Health Minister...Myanmar, ROK agree accomplishment of ICT Master Plan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pursue goal of rural development intensively"..... ARTICLE: "Mohnyin Township to hit record rice per acre yield of over 100 baskets" By Reporter Myo Aung (Mohnyin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 July 2011
Date of publication: 18 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: RC concreting of main dam inspected at Upper Paunglaung Hydropower Project...Extended installation of GSM mobile telephone discussed...Prize-presenting of Denk Pharma Cup Swimming Championship held...Loans disbursed to townships and districts in Bago Region...Computers, apparatuses donated to Training School for the Girls...Tarred road, concrete bridge and new school building opened in Mongnai Tsp...Home Affairs Ministry plants saplings for seventh time...Union Energy Minister calls for production of quality fertilizer at fair price...Kawparan model village opens self-reliant bridge...Work coordination meeting for Champion Challenge Cup Tournament-2011 held in Sittway...More information added to announcement of route of temporary closure, route to Mausoleum...Sagawamyay Farming Product and Credit Association holds coord meeting in Kyaukpadaung...Cooperative societies in Mon State to contribute to rural development, poverty alleviation...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (17-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar Chess players undergoing training for XXVI SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of hazardous gases"..... ARTICLE: "Thriving Pakokku Shinmataung Thanatkha plants become marketable" Article & Photos: Kalay Win Thu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 July 2011
Date of publication: 17 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Systematic cultivation methods explained to farmers of Dekkhinathiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Union Cooperatives Minister supervises rural development and poverty alleviation activities launched in Mon State...Winners awarded in contest to mark World Population Day...The handicapped honoured for outstanding educational performance...7th monsoon tree-growing ceremony held in Chin State...5th Inter-Ministry Football Tournament-2011 continues...Collective tree planting ceremony held in Ahmar...Agricultural loans and inputs provided to farmers...Dy Co-op Minister emphasizes progress of cooperative society...Magway SPED calls for success in first Champion Challenge Cup Tournament 2011...Nay Pyi Taw Fire Services Department Director meets fire fighters in Zeyathiri Township...Routes to Mausoleum on Martyr’s Day...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (16-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar Karatedo team to contest Asian Senior game...Ninth ASEAN coal council meeting to be held in Nay Pyi Taw in August..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Raise quality and production"..... ARTICLE: "Hlinephone Model Village in Mawlamyinegyun Township sees sector-wise progress" Article: Thein Zaw (Shweli Oo); Photos: Mawgyun Soe Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 July 2011
Date of publication: 16 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Dhammaçakka Akhadaw Day observed at pagodas, religious edifices on Fullmoon Day of Waso...Maha Lawkatharaphu Pagoda renovated...Solar package and equipment donated to Yangon Region Government...Kachin State personnel for better transportation...Nayyaungka gets new school building...Notable facts about new pension rates...Region/State Men’s and Women’s Basketball Competitions conclude...Rural region development and poverty alleviation coord meeting held...Inter-Township Volleyball Tournament commences in Taninthayi Region...Engineering Proficiency Course No (1/2011) concludes...Myanmar, Thai entrepreneurs to meet on 23 July...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (15-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Victorious Myanmar athletes arrive back..."Myanmar Sepak Takraw athletes undergoing training for XXVI SEA Games" Article & Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin) ["Articles"]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Emphasize all-round development of youths"..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar Sepak Takraw athletes undergoing training for XXVI SEA Games" Article & Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 July 2011
Date of publication: 15 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industrial Development Committee holds Meeting 2/2011...Lancet Series on Health in SoutheastLancet Series on Health in Southeast Asia, landmark in Myanmar history of medicinelandmark in Myanmar history of medicine...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Union Minister presents at work coordination meeting...Magway Region Chief Minister looks into development tasks in Pwintpyu, Sedoktara Tsps...5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament 2011 goes on...Religious Affairs Ministry concludes Basic English course No. 3 for officers...Regional development works in Thaton District inspected...Union I&P Minister calls for taking measures as a national concern...Reporters and photography courses (1/2011) concludes in Monywa...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (14-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union F&R Minister meets KPX Chairman...Meeting on catching attention of tourists held...RUMFCCI President meets Israeli Ambassador...Union Minister receives Korean guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fullmoon Day of Waso, significance of Buddhists"..... ARTICLES: "Fullmoon of Waso, Dhammaçakkapavattana Sutta Day" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)...Smiles of buyers and sellers blossoming at Jade, Gems and Special Sales Article: Yan Gyi Aung; Photos: Yan Gyi Aung and Htein Nan Naw
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 16 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 July 2011
Date of publication: 14 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein, wife Daw Khin Khin Win attend Waso robe-offering ceremony of President Office...Pathein-Monywa Road section under repair...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services attends Myanmar War Veterans Organization Conference 2011...Hlawga Park opens till 6 pm on gazette holidays...Union Construction Minister inspects construction of roads and bridges on Zakarinn-Tagondaing road section...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales-2011 concludes...Dy EP-2 Minister attends opening of management proficiency course No.1/2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union I&P Minister receives Israeli Ambassador...Central Bank Governor receives foreign guests...RUMFCCI General Secretary meets Thai commercial counsellor...Joint statement on Laotian PM’s visit to Myanmar released...Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong wraps up goodwill visit...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ENERGY Dated: 8th July, 2011 INVITATION FOR BIDS TO CONDUCT PETROLEUM OPERATIONS IN MYANMAR ONSHORE AREAS (2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Love your Library"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 July 2011
Date of publication: 13 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Immunology Course for Doctors...Publications donated for school library...Slight earthquake recorded...MLF to help expedite tasks for rural development and poverty alleviation...Jade, Gems, Pearl Special Sales 2011 continues...Monsoon tree-planting ceremony held in Myinmu Township...Educational aids for schools in Nay Pyi Taw Dekkhinathiri Township...Outstanding students honoured in Myaing Township, Magway Region...Traffic Knowledge disseminated...Uppatasanti Pagoda Ovadacariya Sayadaws give Ovada...Measures for efficient use of electricity and gas coordinated...Yangon Region eyes micro credit schemes development...5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament goes on...Conference (2011) of Myanmar War Veterans Organization on its first day...Three dead, four injured in PC Myanmar’s copter crash in technical error..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong and party tour Nay Pyi Taw Council Area..."Myanmar-Lao friendly relations improving"["Perspectives"]...Myanmar, Lao to cooperate in construction works...Myanmar delegation arrives back from ROK...Myanmar, Thai businessmen meet...Union Sports Minister receives Secretary of World Chess Federation...MWEA members leave for Indonesia...Visiting Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong and party tour Yangon...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-7-2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar-Lao friendly relations improving"..... ARTICLE: "Pragmatic approaches to rural development and poverty alleviation" Po Tha Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 July 2011
Date of publication: 12 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise celebrates 41st Anniversary...Proficiency Course No. 40 for Township Revenue Staff Officers concludes...Ratail (sic) Business Management from 20 to 22 July...Nay Pyi Taw Council member visits markets...High tide warning...Slight earthquake jolts...Forestry Ministry opens refresher course No. 1 for Staff Officers...Educational aids provided for schools in Nay Pyi Taw Dekkhinathiri Township...While a comprehensive health programme including health education programme for youth is promoted nation-wide, our education system is guiding our young people to the path of high moral standards as well as nurturing them to meet the challenges of life...Altogether 73 jade lots sold through competitive bidding system...Sagaing People’s Hospital gets ambulance, Zeya Yadana credit syndicate set up..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Laotian PM’s visit will further strengthen existing friendship, cooperation between Myanmar and Laos - President U Thein Sein; New government under President’s leadership will bring fruitful results to Myanmar people and make greater contribution to international and regional peace, stability and development cooperation - Laotian PM Mr. Thongsing Thammavo...Union Health Minister receives Israeli Ambassador, WVM official...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Laotian PM...Laotian PM arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...President U Thein Sein hosts dinner to visiting Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong...Union Minister for Defence receives Laotian Deputy Defence Minister...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong...Myanmar, Israel seek ways for development of cooperative sector...President U Thein Sein welcomes visiting Laotian Prime Minister Mr. Thongsing Thammavong..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve living standards for rural people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 July 2011
Date of publication: 11 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: School Environment Greening Day observed at basic education schools...Rural health centre branch opened in Myinmu Township...Travel Mart and Food Show reviewed...More than 10,000 saplings planted in Uppatasanti Pagoda...Censuses and citizenship scrutiny cards to be issued within fixed period...Regional development work in Zalun Township inspected...First round of Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament continues...Kanhtooma station Hospital put into service in Taze Township...Micro-credit scheme discussed in Bago Region...Construction Ministry concludes three training courses...Schools filled with greening activities...Inter state/region basketball tourney kicks off...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales goes on...Slight earthquake recorded...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (10-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Curriculum Vitae of H.E. Mr. Thongsing Thammavong, Prime Minister of Lao People’s Democratic Republic...Selected Myanmar athletes leave for Malaysia...MRIA meets Harvard’s economists..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Have balanced, healthy diet"..... ARTICLE: "Rural development at core of national development" Lin Let
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 July 2011
Date of publication: 10 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: The 14th Plenary Meeting of 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee concludes...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham attends opening of 5th Nay Pyi Taw Inter-Ministry Football Tournament...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (9-7-2011)...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales-2011 continues...MCPAA to organize workshop in July...MCPAA to organize workshop in July...Kenbo Junior Golf Championship on 20 July...Micro-credit Development Subcommittee holds meeting 1/2011...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends school building opening ceremony...Dy Construction Minister inspects road, bridge construction...Taninthayi Region to implement tasks for development, poverty alleviation...Facts about increased pension rates...Unsystematic use of antibiotics the root cause of antimicrobial resistance..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ROK media men conclude visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Show off Myanmar’s high prestige and integrity in XXVII SEA Games"..... ARTICLES: "Let’s work hard together for poverty alleviation" Wai Yan Maung..."Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales crowded with gem merchants" Article & Photos: Yan Gyi Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 July 2011
Date of publication: 09 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Mon State Hluttaw appoints ministers for reconstituted ministries...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 14th Plenary Meeting of 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee commences...Mon State Ministers reshuffled...Schools in Kachin State benefit from donations...Forestry Ministry honours outstanding students...Those wishing to set up political parties submitting application to UEC...Basic Electrical Engineering Proficiency Course concludes...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales goes on...Coach turns over on Yangon-Mandalay Expressway - Two killed, 20 injured...Notice on drawing monthly pensions for service personnel pensioners, political pensioners...Facts about increased pension rates...UEC Chairman U Tin Aye attends handing over ceremonies in TadaU Township...UEC Chairman U Tin Aye attends handing over ceremonies in TadaU Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Leading Committee for preparation for organizing XXVII SEA Games meets...Ministry of Health to promote cooperation with China, MBCA...TRFL Department Director-General signs Condolence Book for demise of former Brazilian President...Union Attorney-General attends third seminar of IAACA..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do research, increase crop production"..... ARTICLE: "Hopes formed over past 100 days" Banya Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 July 2011
Date of publication: 08 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Mon State Hluttaw meets..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: A & I Ministry pledges commitment to boosting agricultural production...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Coordination meeting of Yangon Region rural development and poverty alleviation held...Myanmar Libraries Foundation gets cash and kind...MMCWA (headoffice) holds monsoon tree-planting ceremony...Outstanding students honoured...New school building handed over...MCPAA’s talk on 31 July...AGM of Thiri Yadana Myoma Market Co-op Society Ltd held...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales continues..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Laotian Prime Minister to pay official visit to Myanmar...U Tin Oo appointed concurrently as Ambassador to DPRK...RUMFCCI President meets Chinese Ambassador...Korean media group calls on Dy Information Minister, departmental heads of MOFA, MOC, MNPED...Talk “IFRS for SMEs” on 13 August...New school building handed over...President of MMCWA meets UNFPA officials...Logo and mascot contest for XVII SEA Games on 7 July-7 September...MFF executive leaves for Maldives...Energy Ministry to promote energy sector with Total...ICRC study group observes Hpa-an, Myaungmya prisons..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Care"..... ARTICLE: "Rural people to do their bit in poverty alleviation tasks" Kyaw Myo Naung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 July 2011
Date of publication: 07 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Carrot and stick system to be practised if necessary to monitor tasks in hospitals to enhance good reputation of Ministry of Health...Sports Ministry prepares for 5th inter-ministries football championship...Myanmar CPA Association to organize talk on 13 Aug...MMCWA holds monsoon treegrowing ceremony 2011...Union Forestry Minister on inspection tour of forests in Mandalay Region...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales for 2011 continues...Taninthayi Region honours outstanding students...Rakhine State plants 2000 trees at monsoon tree planting ceremony...Repair to electricity, water and septic systems in some prisons...Proficiency Course No. 23 for Chief Auditors concludes...KIA blows up rail tracks between Hopin and Nankhwin of Mandalay-Myitkyina railroad - Tatmadaw, MPF, officials focusing on security of life and property of people...MFF to organize educative talk...Rain is likely to be scanty...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (6-7-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Health Minister meets German, Danish Ambassadors, officials from UNFPA...Union Labour & SWRR Minister receives UNFPA regional director...Union A&I Minister receives Indian Ambassador...Union F&R Minister receives Danish Ambassador...International Open Chess Tournament kicks off..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep your forests ever green"..... ARTICLES: "New pension rates, token of government’s attitude to public" Maung Maung Myo (Bago)..."Enamel wares satisfy demands of people" Article: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos:Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 July 2011
Date of publication: 06 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: First Kayin State Hluttaw special session (1/2011) continues...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Coordination meeting of UCSB held...Rearrangement of Ministers of Kayin State...Foreign Affairs Ministry holds tree-planting ceremony...Union Minister for Mines visits Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales...MCF President Trophy cycling contests conclude...Ayeyawady Region holds tree-growing ceremony...For success of action plans, all related ministries to coordinate and cooperate with each other...Those matriculate may apply for university admission...Maintenance of Mansan Main Power Plant (branch), power lines in Namatu inspected..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Norwegian Ambassador to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Danish Ambassador to Myanmar...A & I Union Minister participates in 37th Session of FAO...Appointment of Hungarian Ambassador agreed on...Myanmar, Germany to cooperate in education sector...Union Minister Maj-Gen Thein Htay receives Canadian Ambassador...Union Mines Minister receives Indian guests...Union CPT Minister calls for communication development...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Canadian Ambassador to Myanmar...Union I&P Minister receives UNFPA Regional Director of Asia and the Pacific...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Canadian Ambassador to Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Freedom, sense of duty, and goodwill"..... ARTICLE: "Pensioners poised to enjoy better living status" Bo Thet Shei (Pensioner)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 July 2011
Date of publication: 05 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Kayin State Hluttaw meets..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Construction Minister oversees progress of Twantay-Maubin road, Maletto-Mezali road...Dy Health Minister meets faculty members at Yangon Nursing University...Fashion Show in Mandalay honours Myanmar Women’s Day...Union Rail Transportation Minister views display of locomotive parts...Union Transport Minister visits Ahlon Dockyard...Myanmar Women’s Day observed in Mandalay...Myanmar Women’s Day marked in Myitkyina...On-job training course of Immigration and Population Ministry concludes...Scrutiny Board of Basic and Higher Education Promotion Workshop meets...Dy Cooperatives Minister meets staff...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales for 2011 continue...Education talks on traffic rules given..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Mexican Ambassador to Myanmar...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited New Zealand Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Foreign Affairs Minister meets Pakistani Ambassador...Union Forestry Minister meets ASFN delegation...Union Commerce Minister receives Mexican, Panamanian Ambassadors...Hotel services supervised for convenience of foreign gems merchants...RUMFCCI President, Brazil Ambassador hold talk...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of newly-accredited Ambassador of Republic of Panama..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sanitation for brighter future of students"..... ARTICLE: "A story of pensions by the walking stick" Hlaing Bwa (Parami)"...The government has announced to increase pension rates of pensioners. So, my pension has been increased from three digits to five digits..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 July 2011
Date of publication: 04 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Progress of Nyaungdon-Hsamalauk-Hlinethaya railroad section, Sakkawt-Nyaungdon railroad section inspected...Union F & R Minister inculcates a sense of duty in his staff...Kayin State Chief Minister attends ceremonies in Hpa-an...Myanmar women have accomplished highly in areas such as commerce, education, health and technology and are participating actively in forefront in nation building tasks...Buddhist Culture Teachership Course 1/2011 opened...288 lots of pearls sold out at Pearl Sale...Myanmar Women’s Day celebrated in Dawei...Ayeyawady Region observes Myanmar Women’s Day...PaO Self-Administered Zone holds tree-planting ceremony...Subcommittee for rural development, poverty alleviation and development of livestock and fish and meat production sector meets...Padaukchon village’s arch and library opened..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Obama...Foreign Affairs Minister sends felicitations to Hillary...Goodwill efforts necessary in carrying out educational tasks...Myanmar advance 2nd round of 2014 WC qualifiers after beating Mongolia 2-1 on aggregate..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve and promote cultural heritage"..... ARTICLE: "Wrong thoughts beget wrong acts" Ko Ko Aung ["...Wrongly understanding the law, NLD is claiming repeatedly that according to SLORC Law (4/88) Political Parties Registration Law (that has been repealed and is defunct), it registered as a political party at the previous commission (it existed according to the repealed law), it is still legal, and that the Pyidaungsu Election Commission does not have any power to revoke its registration. In fact, it is sticking to the self-righteous fervour..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 July 2011
Date of publication: 03 July 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Communication tasks in Yamethin, Pyawbwe, Meiktila inspected...AOC monitors on display at Yangon International Show...EP-2 Ministry concludes Spoken English and Four Skills Course...UHMA holds get-together...Union EP No (2) Minister attends 2011 Plant Industry Forum...Gems merchants pack in Special Sale of Jade, Gems and Pearls on second day...Signboard marking Myanmar Women’s Day erected...Construction of railroads inspected...Daw Khin Khin Win, wife of President U Thein Sein, plants sapling to mark Myanmar Women’s Day 2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates Belarusian counterpart...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Belarusian PM...Although poverty rate in Myanmar has decreased from 32 to 26 percent in recent years, Myanmar has to work very hard to achieve Millennium Development Goals by 2015...FM sends message of felicitations to Belarusian counterpart...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Thura U Shwe Mann meets Speaker of State Duma Federal Assembly of Russian Federation...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds discussion with Vice-Chairman of Federation Council of Russia...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and party arrive in Moscow of Russian Federation...Myanmar delegation meets Speaker of Legislative Assembly, visits museums in St. Petersburg...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann and party arrive back from Russia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For Myanmar women to serve better interests of the nation"..... ARTICLE: "One stop service installation of auto-telephone aimed at secure and smooth communication" Aung Theinga.....POEM: "Blossom Dear Jasmine"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 July 2011
Date of publication: 02 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Second-day Special session (1/2011) of First of Mandalay Region held...First Sagaing Region Hluttaw special session continues for fourth day...Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw holds secondday Special Session 1/2011...Second-day special session 1/2011 of Magway Region Hluttaw held...First Shan State Hluttaw special session continues for second day...Rakhine State reconstitutes State Ministries at Special Session 1/2011 of Hluttaw...First Taninthayi Region Hluttaw special session continues for second day...First Kachin State Hluttaw special session continues for fourth day...First Special Meeting of Kayah State (1/2011) continues for second day.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Forestry Ministry grows saplings in monsoon...Yangon International Trade Exhibition 2011 kicks off...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sale 2011 kicks off...Rakhine State Ministers reshuffled...Magway Region Ministers reshuffled...Ayeyawady Region Ministers reshuffled...Shan State Ministers reshuffled...Taninthayi Region Ministers reshuffled...Mandalay Region Ministers reshuffled...State Constitutional Tribunal hears submission No. 1/2011...Regional development work in Nay Pyi Taw Lewe Township inspected...Cash donation ceremony for promotion of university sports standard..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein meets Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Honourable Kevin Rudd MP and party...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Australian FM...Union H&T and Sports Minister receives Korean guests...Myanmar Pride International partakes in Yangon International Trade Exhibition...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Australian FM...Union Minister for I&P receives Korean Ambassador...Union Commerce Minister receives Indonesian guests...Foreigners visit Nay Pyi Taw Travel Mart & Food Show...Foreign guests arrived to visit jade, gems and pearl special sales..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take preventive measures against floods"..... ARTICLE: "Harmonious contributions of people toward tourism industry" Article & Photos: Yan Gyi Aung.....POEM: "Myanmar Women’s Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 July 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 July 2011
Date of publication: 01 July 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Yangon Region Hluttaw’s special meeting continues for second day...Taninthayi Region Hluttaw meets... Chin State Hluttaw holds second day of Special Meeting 1/2011... Special Meeting (1/2011) of Mandalay Region Hluttaw held... Magway Region Hluttaw holds special meeting... Special Meeting (1/2011) of Kayah State Hluttaw held...Bago Region Hluttaw meeting continues for second day...Sagaing Region Hluttaw holds third day of Special Session 1/2011...Shan State representatives meet at Special Session 1/2011...Special Meeting (1/2011) of Kachin State Hluttaw continues for third day...Rakhine State Hluttaw meets...Ayeyawady Region Hluttaw meets.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Chin State Ministers reshuffled...Yangon Region Ministers reshuffled...Kayah State Ministers reshuffled...Bago Region Ministers reshuffled...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Finance and Revenue, Minister’s Office: Announcement No. 106/2011 - Subject: Pension rates of State service personnel increase...Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Ministry of Finance and Revenue, Minister’s Office: Announcement No. 107/2011 Subject Political pension rates increased...Pension rates of State service personnel and political pension rates increased as of July 2011 - Pensioners reminded to contact mother units with pension books and related documents...Agricultural loans and inputs provided to farmers in Ayeyawady Region...CPT Ministry honours outstanding children of staff, provides stipend...Construction Ministry awards outstanding students...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends opening of 2011 Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of [Sri Lankan] Ambassador agreed on...Dy FM arrives back from Lao PDR...US Vision Sports basketball team to undergo joint training with Myanmar team...Foreign guests to attend Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sale-2011...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Indian Ambassador...Union Auditor-General receives Indonesian Secretary-General of State Audit Board...New products of Brother brand introduced..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Gear up construction of roads and bridges in Ayeyawady Region"..... POEM: "The pride and beauty of Myanmar women"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 June 2011
Date of publication: 30 June 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: First Sagaing Region Hluttaw holds second-day Special Session 1/2011...Special Meeting (1/2011) of first Region Hluttaw held in Yangon...Kachin State Hluttaw continues for second day...Bago Region Hluttaw meets...Chin State Hluttaw meets..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Kachin State Ministers reshuffled ["The Order No. 29/2011 is as follows:-"]...Sagaing Region Ministers reshuffled ["The Order No. 30/2011 is as follows:-"]...Constructive organizes Green Building...14th meeting of sixth 47-member SSMNC postponed to 8-9 July...Panmyaingle Park opened in Nay Pyi Taw for public relaxation...Matric mark lists available...Thanlwin river water level may fall below its danger level..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Information and Culture Minister receives French Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Transport Minister receives MD of Fritz Werner...Timor-Leste FM concludes visit...Union Minister at President Office receives Chinese Ambassador...Union F&R Minister receives MD of Fritz Werner...Union Border Affairs and MID Minister meets French Ambassador...Union Commerce Minister receives foreign guests...Union Labour Minister receives Chinese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES":"Conserve natural resources in Myanmar"..... ARTICLE: "To quarrel or to be reconciled" Ko Myanmar ["...not all hopes of NLD have faded away. They still have opportunity to participate legally in next election if they want to..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 June 2011
Date of publication: 29 June 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Special Meeting (1/2011) of First Sagaing Region Hluttaw held...Kachin State Hluttaw meets... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: President U Thein Sein previews display of Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sale 2011...Wet Season! Hot Price! at CAPITAL Hypermarkets in Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon...SSMNC to meet at Kaba Aye Hill on 9-10 July...Home Affairs Ministry sends letter to U Aung Shwe, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi informing they are to act in accord with law...Authorities concerned trying to expose three suspects who plotted to blast bombs in Zabuthiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw and Chanayethazan and PyinOoLwin townships of Mandalay Region...Special sleeper train to run on Mandalay-Myitkyina route..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan receives Israeli Ambassador...Myanmar, Philippines to cooperate in industrial sector...Sub-Regional Workshop on National Policy in PWDs held...Union Defence Minister receives French and Singaporean Ambassadors...Japan hands over food aids for Myanmar...Bago Region Chief Minister receives Chinese Economic and commercial Counsellor...Deputy Industry-1 Minister meets Filipino, Chinese Ambassadors...Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker receives Japanese guests...Myanmar, Japan encourage bilateral cooperation...Forestry Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Timor-Leste guests...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan receives Chinese Ambassador...President U Thein Sein receives delegation led by Timor-Leste Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Zacarias Albano Da Costa..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ensure food security"..... ARTICLE: "Right to make choice still in the hand" Pyae Sone Aung " [...the right to renew their party in accordance with the law is still in the hands of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her members..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 June 2011
Date of publication: 28 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Boosting production and rural economic development engine of national economic growth - Only with economic development of rural areas, will there be alleviation of poverty...Union Cooperatives Minister highlights role of cooperative syndicates...One innocent civilian killed in KNU’s landmine blast...National Museum (Nay Pyi Taw) to be opened ahead of 2013 SEA Games...Olympic Day marked with hockey tourney...Kachin State observes International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Drugs and chemicals incinerated in Shan State...Every citizen has to live in framework of law and uphold Our Three Main National Causes - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham makes inspection tour around Taunggyi..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Israel eye cooperation in ICT, HRD...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Central Bank Governor receives Japanese guests...Israeli Ambassador calls on Foreign Minister...Timor-Leste goodwill delegation calls on Union Ministers..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep Inlay Lake, environs green"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 June 2011
Date of publication: 27 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Water flow of Inlay Lake contributes much towards socio-economic life of local people - Medical staff should have goodwill, loving-kindness, mindfulness and perseverance in giving treatment...Kywechan Yekyaw Bridge and Bogale River-crossing Bridge inspected...MCB holds 19th Annual General Meeting...Guide to writing methods course concludes...Civilian injured in mine blast of KNU...Lewe launches monsoon tree-planting activity...Union Minister for Labour and for SWRR inspects departmental tasks...Shwebo College upgraded to university...Taninthayi Region observes International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking marked in Nay Pyi Taw...Moderate earthquake hits Tamu..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Timor-Leste delegation on visit to Myanmar...Deputy Sports Minister enjoys bowling final..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Mounting bridges for greater national development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry.of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 June 2011
Date of publication: 26 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State has provided quake-hit Tahlay with supplies worth K 1162.7 million - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects reconstruction tasks in quake-hit Tachilek, Tahlay...Central Committee for Organizing Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales meets...Union Health Minister encourages monsoon treeplanting, fingerlingreleasing ceremonies...Myanmar Women’s Day commemorative billboard erected in Dawei...Thanks to concerted efforts of government and local people, drug eradication tasks are picking up - In 2010, opium, heroin, opium oil, low-grade opium, marijuana, stimulant pills and various kinds of chemicals were confiscated and legal action was taken against 3465 culprits in 2630 cases...Outstanding students of President Office, Government Office hounoured...Myanmar Printing, Publishing and Media Show kicks off...National Culture and Fine Arts University (Yangon) awards outstanding students...Auknatchaung Bridge in Bogale Tsp commissioned into service...Government Book-keeping course No. 1 launched...Rail Transportation Ministry plants 1466 saplings...Nation is to be managed with three interrelated powers - Shan State Government needs to manage its overall administrative matters on its own and to report its progress to Union Government in real time..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann makes goodwill visit to Russia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Crush the danger of illicit drugs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 June 2011
Date of publication: 25 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: People’s power reigns in Hluttaw as it is formed with people’s representatives To ensure check and balance, delicacy and effectiveness are necessary...Union Construction Minister meets district level superintending engineers...Science and Technology Ministry holds monsoon tree-growing and fingerling-releasing ceremonies...Good deeds in Natogyi Township...Union Minister for Finance and Revenue attends monsoon tree-growing, fingerling-releasing ceremonies...Energy Ministry provides stipend, honours outstanding students and staff...EP-1 Ministry awards staff’s offspring scholarships...Three bombs blast in Zabuthiri, Chanayethazan, PyinOoLwin, Investigation made to expose outlaws...Rural Energy Development Subcommittee meets...KNU’s mine seriously wounds one innocent civilian...Union Election Commission Office grows saplings in monsoon..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Croatian President...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Croatian PM...Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Croatian counterpart...Workshop on Myanmar and the International Community: the Way Forward held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work in concert for agricultural sector development"..... ARTICLES: "More jade, gems and pearl at Special Sales" Article & Photos: Yan Gyi Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 June 2011
Date of publication: 24 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Supreme Court holds monsoon tree-growing ceremony...A hotel must be well-furnished in addition to providing better service to win customer satisfaction...Talks on traffic rules given...SWRR Ministry grows trees, releases fingerlings...MYANMAR GAZETTE...BSC, executive committee of MBA hold meeting...Union Construction Minister meets construction companies...Electric Power No.1 Ministry plants 1310 saplings, releases 80,000 fingerlings...Meeting held for holding International Day of Cooperatives...National Cycling Championship 2-5 July...Commerce Ministry organizes treegrowing ceremony...Paper reading session hails Myanmar Women’s Day...Traffic rules enforcement measures taken in Nay Pyi Taw...Trees planted to mark Myanmar Women’s Day in Dawei...Fire Services Department opens driving-course No 28/2011...Cash donated to mark Myanmar Women’s Day...The-ein Village in Paung Township gets library..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: 8th ASEAN-Russia Senior Officials’ Meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw...Union Coop Minister receives UNOPS officials...RUMFCCI President meets Cuban Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve culture and customs forever"..... ARTICLE: "Embankments being built for prevention of bank erosion By Ne Lin (Nyaungdon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 June 2011
Date of publication: 23 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Inspection team for agricultural works at staff quarters in Nay Pyi Taw meets...Service personnel are under a national duty of serving the interests of the nation and the people - Culture Ministry encourages education of schoolchildren of its staff...Seminar on Furniture Design Development and Quality Management launched...New building of Bago High School No.1 opens...Ministry of Religious Affairs opens Basic English Proficiency Course...Issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards inspected...Competitions held to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...Education Ministry grows saplings, releases fingerlings...Adorable Three-Season Fashion of May Myanmar 25-26 June...Conservation of fish resource explained...Mon State Forest Department holds tree growing ceremony... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Indian delegation led by Minister of External Affairs of Republic of India Mr. S.M. Krishna...Union Minister for Foreign Affairs receives Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs...Union Transport Minister receives ROK guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann receives Indian delegation...Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw receives Russian Dy Foreign Affairs Minister...Fifth Regular Consultations between foreign ministries of Myanmar and Russian Federation held...Union Health Minister receives guests from Merlin and Interplast Australia and New Zealand...Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw receives Indian Minister of External Affairs Mr. S. M. Krishna...Indian goodwill delegation concludes visit...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Russian delegation led by Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Alexey N. Borodavkin..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Harmoniously join hands in agriculture sector"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 June 2011
Date of publication: 22 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Special Refresher Course No. 41 for basic education teachers at CICS...Cash donated for renovation of ancient pagodas in Bagan...Eight tasks for rural development and poverty alleviation...Coordination meeting for display of UMTA and MMC held...Armed group returns to legal fold...Budget deficits to be handled with effective management to avert possible hindrance to national and regional development Work coordination meeting on budgets for 2011-2012 financial year held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends ceremony to hand over paperwork on 500-ton Food Security Shelter built under India-Myanmar Friendship Programme, donate cash to Tahlay earthquake victims, and sign MoU between Myanmar and India...Union Information and Culture Minister receives Japanese Ambassador...Director-General, General Secretariat of EU Council calls on Dy Health Minister...Myanmar focuses on anti-3D movement...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Indian goodwill delegation led by Minister of External Affairs...Indian delegation tours Yangon...Indian External Affairs Minister arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Food security shelters donated by Indian government opened...Thai entrepreneurs to meet Myanmar counterparts on 29 June..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Encourage combined farming for rural development"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 June 2011
Date of publication: 21 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cooperative societies will be formed with bottom up initiative, not with top down policy - Region/State work committees to organize residents to form cooperative societies with trustworthy and reliable people, rather than forming them perfunctorily...Attorney-General’s Office shows its love for the Mother Earth...Union IP Minister supervises his staff...Buildings of Ministry of Energy (Yangon Branch) to be converted into 500-bed general hospital...Union Commerce Minister meets merchants, farmers in Taze Township...Payment & Settlement Systems Course opened...Outstanding students of Ayeyawady Region honoured...Earthquake News...Special Refresher Course No.75 for basic education teachers opens...Central Committee for Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation meets..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives EU delegation...Myanmar, European Union to boost cooperation and relations...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and party visit Thailand...U Khin Maung Tin presents his Credentials to Emperor of Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For rural development and poverty alleviation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 June 2011
Date of publication: 20 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work with consideration to be efficient and dependable govt. staff - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo makes inspection tour of Ayeyawady Region...Immigration staff to abide by rules, regulations...Progress of development tasks in Sittway, Yathedaung Townships inspected...World Population Day essay competitions held...Union Rail Transportation Minister assists in construction of bridges...Bago Degree College upgraded to Bago University...2011 World Population Day poster contest held in Taunggyi...Myanmar taking measures for creating more job opportunities, ensuring gender equality and strong national economy and alleviating poverty while placing emphasis on social welfare...Depression over Bay of Bengal vanishes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Success in sport: a source of national pride"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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Date of entry/update: 20 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 June 2011
Date of publication: 19 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union EP-2 Minister awards outstanding matriculation-passed students...Poster contest hails World Population Day...Officials of MHT receive English writing skills..,Sports competitions held to mark World Olympic Day for 2011...Kayin State excursion members on tour of Nay Pyi Taw...CPRM holds 12th meeting...Committee for Prevention against Recruitment of Minors...Matters coordinated for holding jade, gems and pearl special sales...Union Health Minister visits hospitals in Mandalay Region, Nay Pyi Taw...Nay Pyi Taw DC holds monsoon tree-planting ceremony...Tatkon Tsp holds treeplanting ceremony...Judges should be committed to truth...Depression stays stationary as small land storm..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Responsibility to represent country and win medals falls on athletes - Cash donated to funds for success in XXVI and XXVII SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take precautionary measures against dengue fever"..... ARTICLE: "Plan to hold Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sales at Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw" Article & Photos: Yan Gyi Aung
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (962K)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 June 2011
Date of publication: 18 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin attend opening of new building at Sitagu World Buddhist Academy (Yangon)...Myanmar Brewery Ltd donates blood...Traffic knowledge disseminated...Transport Ministry grows saplings, puts fingerlings into dams...Press conference on Han Golf Masters Junior Golf Series held...Nay Pyi Taw Myoma Market’s public toilet bomber arrested within 48 hours - KNU lures culprit to blast bomb in Nay Pyi Taw - KNU’s schemes brutally designed to kill bombers themselves in the bomb explosions - Those who are swayed to the persuasion of KNU insurgents because of their economic problems only will come to a sticky end... Union Health Minister inspects hospitals in Sagaing Region... HT Ministry discuss tourism promotion...Mon State Chief Minister speaks to teachers...Hazards of drug abuse talked at Myitkyina University...Cooperative officials receives job proficiency skills...Tatmadaw columns inevitably counterattack KIA troops for their threats and armed attacks - Government opens the door of peace to welcome those who are holding different views if they wish to cooperate with the government in mutually concerned cases for the interests of the nation and the people and run for election in compliance with democratic practices to justly gain power - Tatmadaw counterattacks on KIA just to protect its members, nation’s important hydropower project without even a single intention of aggression or oppression...Ministry of Mines honours outstanding students of staff...Storm news..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Foreign Affairs Minister meets Chinese Ambassador.....A & I Ministry to boost cooperation with FAO...Myanmar, China to work together in mining sector...China to assist Myanmar in holding SEA Games...Union Minister for Border Affairs and for MID receives Chinese Ambassador...Myanmar, China to cooperate in information and communications sectors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make sure every literate person keeps reading"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2011
Date of publication: 17 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Information Ministry has grown 29,900 trees of various species up to date for helping green region...Union A&I Minister explains 30-acre integrated farm in Pobbathiri Township to students...MYANMAR GAZETTE...EP-2 Ministry plants 2250 saplings...Union Minister attends upgrading of schools...Roadwork in Yangon, Ayeyawady regions inspected...Dy Health Minister inspects hospitals...Two tiger cubs born in Yatanabon Zoological Gardens...Field Epidemiology Training Programme conducted...Chief Minister tours Laymyethna, Ingapu Townships...Culture Ministry holds tree-growing ceremony...Ministry of Rail Transportation honours outstanding students of staff...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister calls on teachers to be admirable ones...Tourist Guides Association taking shape...Summer basic music course concludes...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (16-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Ukrainian Ambassador...Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives Indonesian Ambassador...Results of Korean language test on 30 June...Union Defence Minister meets Ukrainian Ambassador...Union Transport Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Implementation of power lines and sub-power stations discussed [Dawoo]...Union Mines Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce more importsubstitute products"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 June 2011
Date of publication: 16 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: HRD essential for national development - MOI honours outstanding students, provides cash assistance for students...Seminar for Expediting e-Government Processes continues...Yangon Region Construction Ministry staff urged to avoid misappropriation...Mohnyin stands first in matriculation examination pass rate...Thabyegon Market prepares to host Nay Pyi Taw Tourism and Food Exhibition...Union Sports Minister encourages selected Myanmar sportspersons...Mohnyin establishes advanced farming production society...Ayeyawady Region retains highest pass rate in matriculation exam...Seventeen apply for formation of People Democracy Party...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (15-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives UNESCO project manager...Bangladeshi Ambassador calls on President, Vice-Presidents of RUMFCCI...Union Minister for BA & MID receives Daewoo CEO...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Ambassadors of South Africa, India...Union Commerce Minister receives South African Ambassador...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Her Majesty Elizabeth II...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to French President...Central Bank of Myanmar Governor meets DIR Executive Director...ASEAN Dengue Day, World Malaria Day marked..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Do research on scientific farming"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (906K)
Date of entry/update: 16 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 June 2011
Date of publication: 15 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Sharing of information, mutual trust and respect between government and people, key to success in e-Government system - Seminar for expediting e-Government processes held...Shwegyin Hydropower Project nearing completion...Home Affairs Ministry provides educational assistance for staff’s offspring...Natural Disaster Preparedness Course No. 5/2011 opens in Kachin State...Cash donated for Antinarcotics Association...Yegu relay station to function well...Works start for new Minhla power station...Physical training technique, coaching and refereeing course opens...Union Minister encourages MBSF’s and MCF’s fighters...Bago holds monsoon tree-planting activity...Construction Ministry nurturing its staff...Border Affairs and Myanma Industrial Development Ministry plants 1,240 trees...Moderate earthquake jolts..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UNESCO officials visit Education Ministry...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Saudi Ambassador...Forestry Ministry, Daewoo discuss cooperation on afforestation...Union Mines Minister receives Nobel Gold Ltd’s Chairman...77th Shan State Vinaya Dhinuggaha Exam held...Raising of traditional medicine quality, practitioners’ skills underscored..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain stability, peace and development momentum"..... ARTICLES: "Wheat farms successful in Taungni Village, Mogaung Township" By Reporter Myo Aung (Mohnyin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (850K)
Date of entry/update: 15 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 June 2011
Date of publication: 14 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State stability, peace indispensable for improving social-economic life of people - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo makes inspection tour around Kawhmu, Kungyangon townships...Research plantations and Myogyi Multipurpose Dam inspected...Union Construction Minister assists in Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) construction...Press conference on Yangon International Trade Exhibition 2011 held...Naing Ngan Gonyi Magazine No (146) in circulation...Union Minister U Kyaw Hsan meets members of MWJA, MPPA...Course on Training of Trainers for Civil Service No.1/2011 opens...Easy and speedy issuance of citizenship scrutiny card urged...Industrial Development Committee, auto producers meet...F&R Ministry holds monsoon tree-planting ceremony 2011...UCSB holds monsoon tree-growing ceremony...Mandalay Region Chief Minister inaugurates school building...Red Cross donates blood...Five special civil appeal cases heard...Hluttaw Office provides cash assistance for schoolchildren of staff members...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (13-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Members of Livestock Federation leave for Japan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost port-handling services"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 June 2011
Date of publication: 13 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Forestry Minister tours teak plantations in Bago, Yangon Regions...2nd Shan State Region-wise NIDs launched in Taunggyi...534 culprits seized in 346 drug related cases in May...Outstanding townships, schools, students honoured...Chief Minister looks into development of Maungtaw District...Road networks of Ayeyawady Region taking shape...F&R Ministry awards outstanding students, trainees and athletes...Negligence accounts for 81.16% of fires...Loan disbursed to needy people in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Union EP-2 Minister, families donate exercise books, stationery...Tree-planting activities in Monywa...Billiard and snooker contest on 25-26 June...Union Minister for Agriculture and Irrigation tours farmlands in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (12-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vietnamese delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve domestic aviation services"..... ARTICLE: "Sinkhan-Katha Road of Katha- Bhamo Road Project to link Sagaing Region and Kachin State" By Kayan Soe Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 June 2011
Date of publication: 12 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: CPT Ministry plants over 5000 trees, breeds 7,000 fingerlings...Taninthayi Region holds its monsoon tree-planting ceremony...YUDE professors asked to do their bit in education development tasks...Three lose legs in mine blasts...Jade, Gems and Pearl Special Sale Central Committee meets...Construction Ministry plants trees, releases fingerlings...Blast in public toilet of Nay Pyi Taw Myoma Market injuries three...Myanmar Industries Association holds AGM...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister tours Mawlamyinegyun, Maubin Tsps...On completion of Yangon Port extension, 41 jetties can accommodate 43 vessels simultaneously and handle 80 million tons of cargo per year..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Russian President...President U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Philippine Counterpart...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo felicitates Russian Prime Minister...Yangon International Airport needs to be upgraded into an international one capable of handling 3.8 million passengers a year - Giving full service necessary to be an international airport..."Myanmar-Vietnam economic cooperation enhances bilateral friendly relations" ["Perspectives"]...Foreign Minister felicitates Filipino Counterpart...Foreign Minister felicitates Russian Counterpart...“Walking to School” opens Chinese Movie Week in Nay Pyi Taw...Vietnamese delegation visits Yangon..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar-Vietnam economic cooperation enhances bilateral friendly relations"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 June 2011
Date of publication: 11 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Minister for Information and for Culture U Kyaw Hsan tours Pale, Yinmabin...Agricultural loans, input and farming equipment provided to farmers in Ayeyawady Region...Text for translation genre prescribed...Bay bulletin..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: As trade and investment are driving force for further development of the economy, related rules and regulations will be amended - Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo - Myanmar offers potential investment opportunities to foreign investors; Myanmar’s businesses invited to invest in Vietnam - Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Hoang Trung Hai...Thai delegation led by Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces concludes visit...Made in Korea & Living Facilities Exhibition 2011 kicks off...Myanmar, Vietnam discuss economic cooperation...Dy Home Affairs Minister receives Vietnamese Dy Public Security Minister...Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Hoang Trung Hai meets Union Minister U Tin Naing Thein...Union F&R Minister receives Vietnamese finance delegation...Sports Ministry joins hands with others to host 27th SEA Games...Myanmar, British discuss environmental and climate concerns...Myanmar, Vietnam discuss future construction tasks...Vietnamese Dy PM and party go sightseeing in Nay Pyi Taw...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, wife Daw Khin Saw Hnin attend National Day reception of Russian Federation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Promote rural education"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 June 2011
Date of publication: 10 June 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Legal paper reading session of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw Committees goes on.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Information and Culture Minister attends opening of U Wun and Alin Saytaman libraries in Sagaing Region...120 police receive driving skills...Bago Region Chief Minister inspects Kamanat Sub Power Station...Train consignees encourage school education..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and party...Union Minister for Transport receives Japanese guests...Workshop on Conservation of Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary...Union Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back after participating in ASEM 10th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Hungary...Union Defence Minister receives Vietnamese delegation...British Ambassador calls on Union Minister for Border Affairs& Myanma Industrial Development...Union EP-1 Minister receives Vice-President of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC)...Vietnamese Deputy PM meets Union Minister for A&I...Supreme Commander of Royal Thai Armed Forces and wife visit Mandalay...Vietnamese Deputy PM and party arrive in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar attends 17th UN Human Rights Council conference...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo discusses bilateral cooperation with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards better rail service"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
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Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 June 2011
Date of publication: 09 June 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 June 2011
Date of publication: 08 June 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 June 2011
Date of publication: 07 June 2011
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: odf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 June 2011
Date of publication: 06 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "As Myanmar people adore natural environment, not only government but also individuals or organizations to play their active part in environmental conservation tasks in order to hand down good conditions of natural environment to future generations" ... Yangon Region Chief Minister visits computer aided painting contest...Scientific approach helps improve paddy yield...Chief Minister visits factories in Bago Region...Dy Industry-1 Minister inspects Glass Factory (Pathein)...Kayin State Chief Minister inspects BEHSs, Education College...Union CPT Minister addresses Basic Mobile Communication Networking Course (1/2011)...Sports and Physical Education Institute (Yangon) opens courses...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects development undertakings in Hkamti, Kalay...Course No.10 of Nationality Youths Resource Development Degree College (Yangon) concludes..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Brunei Ambassador agreed on...Appointment of Malaysian Ambassador agreed on...Myanmar youth golfers leave for Indonesia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Importance of sanitation, personal hygiene"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 June 2011
Date of publication: 05 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: MR striving for upgrading railroads, building new railroads for regional development and manufacturing coaches and wagons at home for smooth transportation...Basic Computer Course of Labour Ministry concludes...S&T Ministry provides learning aid to children of staff...Union Attorney-General meets law officers...Central Committee for Organizing Jade, Gem and Pearl Special Sale in July 2011 meets...Chin State grows plants in monsoon...Deputy Labour Minister inspects freight handling...Over-90-year-old MRCS still making efforts on philanthropic works...Yangon Region Chief Minister visits cartoon, painting and poster contest...Union Sports Minister calls for harmonious development of sports and education...Development tasks in Yangon inspected...The government has spent K 344.23 billion for development of border areas and national races..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Gold medal winning Myanmar rowing team arrives back..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain sustainable natural environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 June 2011
Date of publication: 04 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Selection of deserved title winners must be supervised for ensuring not to tarnish image of titles - Lump sums and monthly rewards must be suitable amounts in conformity with prestige of titles...Union Construction Minister calls for availability of roads in rainy season...Mines Ministry finds 495 coalmine deposits; much more potentials...Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman assigns planning duties to officials...Myanmar foodstuff fair kicks off...Revenue management to continue in national interest...English Language Proficiency Course (Advanced level) for staff of Religious Affairs Ministry concludes...Attorney-General urges staff to follow rules and regulations...Stipend, school uniform, stationery provided for children of staff...Measures for proper drainage in Myitkyina inspected...100 tons of firewood distributed to 300 households in Thazi Township...Result of matriculation examination announced...Radio Myanmar to broadcast result of matriculation examination for poor transport areas...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (3-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Japan cooperating to combat climate change...CPT, Japan to promote cooperation...Health Ministry to boost cooperation with Japan and PSI...RUMFCCI receives Governor of Mae Hong Son Province of Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cooperate in mutual interests"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 June 2011
Date of publication: 03 June 2011
Description/subject: FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar maintains not only friendly relations with regional countries, ASEAN countries and world countries but also cooperation with the UN, and will give serious consideration to boosting bilateral cooperation and relations with the US - Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo; He believes and accepts Myanmar is on the right track. When he gets back to the US, he will let the US government and his colleagues know that they need to start to talk with Myanmar - Mr John McCain...Union Minister for Border Affairs and for MID receives Swiss Ambassador...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives Swiss Delegation...Work coordinating meeting for 11th ASEAN CITM and 12th ASEAN TITMM held...Myanmar wishes to establish bilateral relationship between two countries, based on equality and mutual respect. Mutual trust and confidence must be built sidelining misunderstandings between two countries. Myanmar welcomes US direct engagement policy - U Wunna Maung Lwin; Myanmar will be able to do better in all aspects in future US will continue to hold discussions with Myanmar - Mr John McCain...Union EP-1 Minister receives President and Vice-Presidents of China Huaneng Group...UNDP resident representative calls on Governor of Central Bank of Myanmar..."We will continue to make attempt to emerge a mature democracy system" - U Khin Aung Myint; "It is important to promote relationship between two countries" - Mr John McCain...Myanmar, Japan to enhance technological cooperation...Union Health Minister receives Swiss Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Defence Minister leaves for Singapore..."At present, remarkable progress can be seen in Myanmar. Executive, legislative and judicial powers are shared Senator urged to recognize the changes and give encouragement" - Thura U Shwe Mann; Now is opportune time to start the dialogue between the two countries; many changes seen in Myanmar - Mr John McCain...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Politburo member of CPC Central Committee...Commander-in- Chief of Royal Thai Navy and party conclude visit...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Politburo member Mr Li Yuanchao of CPC Central Committee attend MoU signing ceremony..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Sight set on development of border areas"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (365K)
Date of entry/update: 02 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 June 2011
Date of publication: 02 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: KIA bombs wound civilians...Basic Education Schools across the country opens today...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham looks into progress of Zabuthiri Advanced Sports Complex project...H&T Ministry to conduct four service courses...MFPTMA to conduct Factory Management Course...Cooperatives Ministry plants 2400 saplings...Mandalay Region sees School Enrolment Day 2011-2012...Sagaing Region Chief Minister presents stationery, sports gear to schools...Sixteen apply for formation of Myanmar National Congress Party...Faculty members urged to constantly uplift their proficiency with high spirit...New school building handed over...Candidate Daw Bauk Ja withdraws election objection paper...Earthquake News...Only when health staff make efforts for winning reliance and trust of patients, will images of general hospitals be glitter - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1000-bed)...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-6-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives US Senator John McCain...Union FM receives US Senator...Union Transport Minister holds discussion with Chinese guests...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Senator and party...Union Minister receives UN Secretary- General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Asia and Pacific, Executive Director of Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre...Drilling of Shwepyitan No. 1 exploration well lanuched...Dy C-in-C of Defence Services meets C-in-C of Thai Royal Navy...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Senator and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep 4 cleans alive"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 June 2011
Date of publication: 01 June 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Forest Dept to plant over 30m saplings in July...Sanitary equipment donated to schools in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Every student to continue education...Dy construction Minister inspects roads and bridges in Ayeyawady Region...Chin State marks school enrolment days...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (31-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: World No Tobacco Day 2011 observed...Youths urged to work hard to keep the nation abreast of world countries...Anti-HIV/AIDS campaigns discussed...Life Health Care Services, Chaophya Hospital introduced...C-in-C (Navy) welcomes C-in-C of Royal Thai Navy...C-in-C of Royal Thai Navy tours Nay Pyi Taw...C-in-C (Navy) meets C-in-C of Royal Thai Navy...Union Minister receives officials from Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre Director...RUMFCCI receives Chinese guests...Selected athletes training for XXVI SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve fish, prawn to avert extinction"..... ARTICLES: "Where there are flowers…" by H. K. Aye..."Beware of possible dangers on boat trip" Byline: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine); Photos: Myint Aung (Ahlon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry.of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 June 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 May 2011
Date of publication: 31 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham pays homage to Shwedagon Pagoda...Deputy Energy Minister inspects oilfields in Magway Region...Union Minister looks into upgrading work on Meiktila-Kyaukpadaung Road...Fine Arts High School and University to set sight on nurturing artists who may reach international audience...Vice-President attends tree-planting ceremonies, visits schools in Yangon..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Minister for Border Affairs and for Myanma Industrial Development receives German Ambassador...FM receives German delegation...UNDP representatives call on RUMFCCI President...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives German guests...Germany to assist Myanmar in social welfare campaigns...Myanmar athletes to partake in Mekong Countries’ Friendship Sports Tournament..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Refrain from smoking"..... ARTICLE: "World No Tobacco Day 2011" Dr Aung Tun (Ministry of Health)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 May 2011
Date of publication: 30 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chin State marks school enrolment days...Educational institutions in Mandalay Region inspected...Special Refresher Course No. 16 for faculty members concludes...Union Chief Justice’s guidelines clarified in Taninthayi Region...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife Daw Nan Shwe Hmon pay homage to presiding Sayadaws of State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits Yangon Children’s Hospital...Special Refresher Course No (19) for Faculty Members of University/College concludes..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation led by President U Thein Sein pays homage to Buddha’s Tooth Relic in Beijing...Myanmar condemns use of unilateral trade, economic sanctions imposed on some NAM members...Union Ministers hold discussions with Chinese officials in respective sectors...Nine Agreements and MoUs between Myanmar and China signed...President U Thein Sein arrives back from PRC...Defence Services Deputy C-in-C meets Deputy Chief of General Staff of Chinese PLA...Myanmar boxers participating in International Boxing Competition...President U Thein Sein meets staff of Myanmar Embassy, Military Attaché Office in Beijing..... 'PERSPECTIVES": "Use, maintain bridges most effectively"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 May 2011
Date of publication: 29 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Level Sports Managers Course concludes...Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham, wife attend Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida honouring ceremony...IP Union Minister on inspection tour of INRDs...MRI Building of Parami Hospital opened, Monsoon Discount and Lifestyle Fair 2011 in progress...Lashio marks school enrolment week...Montaekwin-Kyidaung- Khawma-Nay Pyi Taw circular road under construction...Shan State welcomes new academic year..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: "Since the establishment of diplomatic ties over 60 years ago, Myanmar and China have coexisted peacefully with equality, consideration and mutual understanding" - President U Thein Sein; "As a good neighbourly nation, China praises and supports Myanmar for her political system compatible with the Myanmar people" - Chinese President Mr Hu Jintao...Myanmar delegation led by President U Thein Sein arrives in China...Education Malaysia Exhibition held...Myanmar President receives warm welcome in China...Myanmar President, Mr Jia Qinglin discuss mutual cooperation...China to assist Myanmar in 2013 SEA Games and 2014 ASEAN Summit...Myanmar, PRC issue joint statement on establishing comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership...Vice-Chairman of MRIA meets foreign guests...President U Thein Sein arrives back from PRC after paying a State visit..... "PERSPECTIVES"Comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership opens up a new chapter in history of Myanmar-China relations".....POEM: "China-Myanmar friendship"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 May 2011
Date of publication: 28 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Region Government to hold coordination meetings for effectively carrying out respective tasks and to take responsibility for its tasks - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham visits research booths of Yangon University, Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna)...Steel bowls, cash donated for abbots of Uppatasanti Pagoda, hilly and border area missionary...Workshop on education sector concluded...MCDC provides cash assistance, school uniforms, stationery...Shan State Myanmar Traditional Artiste and Artesian Asiayon donates earthquake victims...Parami Hospital-Yangon launches MRI service...Sagaing Region Chief Minister emphasizes standardized collection of toll...Nay Pyi Taw Council member visits villages in Zeyathiri, Tatkon Tsps...Summer paddy model plot harvested...Creative Writing Course opened...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (27-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar to take part in 26 sports in 26th SEA Games...Bangladeshi Chief of Army Staff and party conclude visit...JICA donates rescue equipment to FSD...New notebooks of Toshiba introduced...RUMFCCI to cooperate with Hanns Seidel Foundation in various sectors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Make sure that every school-age child enrols"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 May 2011
Date of publication: 27 May 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Discussion on Hluttaw procedures among Pyithu Hluttaw/Amyotha Hluttaw Committees members, Region/State Hluttaws Speakers continues for fourth day...OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Experiences of MMCWA Annual General Meeting clarified...Kayah State holds school enrolment day...Talks at RUMFCCI on 28 May...Hlawga Park opens daily...Textbook Printing and Distribution Committee meets...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (26-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for PRC to pay State visit...Appointment of Ambassador agreed on...Union Minister receives American professor...Union Defence Minister receives Indian Ambassador...Union Commerce Minister receives ROK Ambassador...Union Religious Affairs Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador...Union Minister meets ROK Ambassador...Myanmar, Thailand to cooperate for electric power..... "PERSPECTIVES": "From free to compulsory primary education"..... ARTICLE: "Ai-lya (North) Dam adds to development of Kyaukpadaung Township" Byline & photos: Khin Than
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 May 2011
Date of publication: 26 May 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Discussion on Hluttaw procedures among Pyithu Hluttaw/Amyotha Hluttaw Committees members, Region/State Hluttaw Speakers continues for third day.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: K 2400m worth exercise books to be distributed free...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Old schools in Zabuthiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw Council Area renovated...B.O.T system roads under maintenance in Magway Region...Forestry Ministry gearing up for growing trees across nation...Mon State Chief Minister attends ceremony to mark National Sanitation Week 2011...Man injured in Mine blast...Encouraging human resources and research key to technological development..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Maung Wai appointed as Myanmar Permanent Representative to UN...Union Minister receives DPRK Ambassador...Union Minister receives German Ambassador...Union Mines Minister receives Chinese guests...Myanmar entrepreneurs attends THAIFEX World of Food Asia 2011...Union Commerce Minister receives Swedish Ambassador...Union EP-2 Minister receives ROK Ambassador...Union Minister receives ROK Ambassador to Myanmar...Union Health Minister receives Australian Ambassador, President of Support Fund Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Systematically utilize water sources"..... ARTICLES: "A book a day helps keep doctors away" Maung Hlaing..."Chilli farming, a boost to farmers’ incomes in Pyinmana" Byline: Kyaw Thu Win (Myanma Alin); Photos: Thiha (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 May 2011
Date of publication: 25 May 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Discussion on Hluttaw procedures among Pyithu Hluttaw/Amyotha Hluttaw Committees members, Region/State Hluttaws Speakers continues... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Education vital to development, Union Labour and SWRR Minister says... Workshop on Promotion of Education Sector starts...MRTV-4, related channels to suspend airing...Government will promote national education up to international level and work in all seriousness for development of human resources including new generations - Myanmar’s education standard has made progress due to efforts of State leaders, but still needs broad reforms to catch up with international standard...Meeting on Nay Pyi Taw Council Area Education held...Creative Writing Course conducted by MWJA Writers Group Working Committee starts on 25 May...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (24-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of newly-accredited Ambassador of Australia...ROK Ambassador presents Credentials to President U Thein Sein...International conference on the Tradition of Buddhist Protective Chanting (paritta) held...Defence Services C-in-C receives Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army...Union Minister for Border Affairs and for Myanma Industrial Development receives UNHCR resident representative, DPRK Ambassador...Union Energy Minister receives Thai guests...Union Defence Minister receives Australian Ambassador...Union Minister receives ROK Ambassador to Myanmar...Counsellor of Indian Embassy calls on Sagaing Region Chief Minister...President U Thein Sein accepts Credentials of newly-accredited Cambodian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Youth to become reliable, responsible leaders"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 May 2011
Date of publication: 24 May 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw/Amyotha Hluttaw Committees members, Region/State Hluttaw speakers discuss Hluttaw procedures.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: No (1) Oil Refinery (Thanlyin) being upgraded...KIA militiaman arrested with explosives in Myitkyina...Banks Supervisory Committee, Myanmar Banks Association meet...Trees grown for greening Bawditahtaung region...Dy Construction Minister inspects road, bridge work in Toungoo District...KNU extorts money, takes bus drivers and conductors hostage on Ye-Thanphyuzayat Road in Mon State...Talk on fishery resources conservation given in Myaungmya...Hline River-crossing Hlinethaya- Ahlon power grid under construction...Environmental Conservation Committee meets NGOs...MTF President’s Cup Tennis Tourney...University, training schools, hospitals in Magway inspected...IDADACIT marked with painting, cartoon, poster contests...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (23-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of Laotian Ambassador...President U Thein Sein accepts credentials of French Ambassador...Union Education Minister receives Israeli guests...Union Minister meets ICRC Representative...Union Defence Minister arrives back from Indonesia...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...New basic diplomatic course opened...RUMFCCI President receives foreign guests...Deputy Defence Services Commander-in-Chief welcomes Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army...Union Transport Minister receives Indian Ambassador...Deputy C-in-C of Defence Services meets Chief of Army Staff of Bangladesh Army...Union S&T Minister receives Indian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Welcome to Myanmar"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 May 2011
Date of publication: 23 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Third-day session of National Level Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation held...National Sanitation Week (2011) launched in Bago Region...Kayin State Chief Minister views nurturing of saplings...12th Inter-Region/ State Union Sports Minister Cup’s U-19 Men Football Tournament 2011 kicks off...MCF prepares to conduct trial for Chinlon sport...Bago Region WAO holds Annual General Meeting...Chin State launches National Sanitation Week 2011...Bago Region MCW Supervisory Committee meets...Premier League 2010-2011 season waves goodbye...Nantkhwin Creek Bridge in Kachin State put into service...Traffic rules enforcement works inspected in Nay Pyi Taw District...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (22-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay State Visit to PRC...RUMFCCI President meets foreign guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Let’s read to expand our horizons"..... ARTICLE: "Farmlands irrigated at low cost with paddy husk-fired gasifiers in Singaing" Byline: Myat Soe (Hline); Photos: Yan Naing Win (Hline)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 May 2011
Date of publication: 22 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends second day session of National Level Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation...Yangon Mayor oversees preventive measures against DHF...National Sanitation Week (2011) launched...Defence Ministry clinch title in men’s hockey round-robin...MTF President’s Cup reaches finals...Advanced Labour Affairs English Language Course concludes...National Sanitation Week launched in Yangon Region...Boosting production discussed in Sagaing Region...Easy ways for issuing Citizenship Scrutiny Cards and household lists discussed...Factories in Thanlyin Township inspected...Basic education school administration refresher course concludes..... "PERPECTIVES": "Take part in National Sanitation Week activities"..... ARTICLE: "Mangrove swamps in Delta under regeneration" Byline & Photos: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 May 2011
Date of publication: 21 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Rural production and economic growth engine of national economic development - Data of UNDP and relevant department, shows poverty falling in Myanmar [The following is a translation of the speech delivered by President U Thein Sein at the opening of National Level Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation]...Nay Pyi Taw Hotel Zone CEC Meeting held...Union Education Minister visits YU, UFL (Yangon)...Weather forecast...ABC Billiards & Snooker Challenge Cup commences...Myanmar Brewery donates 30 computers, Hepatitis B vaccines...Literary talks held in Pyay District...Locals in Myitson Hydropower Project areas relocated to Aungmyintha, Maliyan new villages...Electricity supply temporarily cut off to clear trees, branches catching power lines...Electricity supply temporarily cut off to clear trees, branches catching power lines...7th Myanmar ICT Exhibition 2011 kicks off...Bago Region Chief Minister inspects new school building...Victorious pennant handed over to Shan State football team...President U Thein Sein attends opening of National Level Workshop on Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation FOREIGN RELATIONS: Relief supplies for Tahlay quake victims...New lab & laboratory apparatuses for IDTC (Upper Myanmar)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Seek pragmatic ways to promote rural economy"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 May 2011
Date of publication: 20 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Athletes urged to try hard with vengeance...Cash assistance provided for educational purposes...Dy Minister inspects Heavy Machinery Unit...MOC Chairman’s Cup Hockey continues...Danu Self-Administered Zone to get more electricity...Chief Minister tours Ayeyawady Region...Natural Disaster Management Course opens in Rakhine State...Children under five given OPV in Pakokku...Post-primary school handed over...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Workshop on development of private forest plantations kicks off...Industrial Development Committee meets automakers...Mariners’ reminder...Thuta Pankhin Library..... opened in Myeik...MYANMAR GAZETTE..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union A&I Minister receives Italian guests...Myanmar Golf Team arrives back...Myanmar, China to cooperate financial and monetary matters...Union Minister for Information and for Culture receives President of Yunnan Province TV Station...Dy FM receives Finnish Ambassador...Latter Day Saint Charities donates wheelchairs..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Shape drug free society"..... ARTICLES: "Thanatpin gets on with farming summer paddy" Byline & Photos: Peinzalok Thein Nyunt..."Pyi Myanmar Farm Machinery Factory in Kyaiklat" Byline: Kyaw Swa Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 May 2011
Date of publication: 19 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Chinshwehaw gets Pre-Primary School...Mangrove forests, plantations thrive in Bogale Township...Geotechnical Engineering Course on 27 May...Chin State Chief Minister expedites regional development tasks in Mindat Township...Shan State Chief Minister attends coordination meeting...Singaing Township gets rural concrete bridge...Fire engine donated to rural fire brigade...Lakes sold through tender in Bago Region...Receptionist course for restaurants of Nay Pyi Taw...YCDC to grow over 275,000 saplings...Books for BEP level students MNA to be distributed free...Mon State Chief Minister attends National Immunization Days-2011...Train blast kills 2, injuries 9...Kachin State Handicapped Association opens office...Union Minister for information and for Culture inspects excavation works, meets IPRD staff...Progress of Kalay looked into...Water poured at Bo trees on Fullmoon Day of Kason in Dawei, Bago, Pathein...Amnesty order frees 14,758 prisoners - Other prisoners still on detention enjoy one year exclusive of remission days...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (18-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Deputy Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State...Union FM receives US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State...Union Mines Minister receives Thai guests...Myanmar Golfers Team leaves for Malaysia...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives DPRK, Singaporean Ambassadors...Union EP-2 Minister receives Korean guests...Dy Industry-1 Minister, Chinese guests discuss pulp, paper production...Yunnan Province TV station president on tour in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Advanced technology—a gateway to success"..... ARTICLE: "Ayeyawady Bridge (Sinkhan) to improve link between Kachin State with all parts of nation" Byline: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union ,Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 May 2011
Date of publication: 18 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Water poured at Bo trees across the nation on Fullmoon Day of Kason...Election sub-commissions to be formed with competent members...Union Commerce Minister meets merchants, agriculturalists in Magway...Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) fixed with trusses...Union Commerce Minister tours Bago Region...Myanmar Tourism Board formed, development of tourism industry discussed...Training of Trainers on Community TB Care course concluded...MTF President’s Tennis Tourney goes on...Power stations in Shan State (South) inspected...Yangon Mayor visits tax-free markets, new Thiri Mingala Market...Emergence of a modern developed nation calls for harmonious physical and intellectual development Pakokku Literary and Scholarship Award ceremony held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UNFPA resident representative calls on Union Minister...T.T.O holds 10th Anniversary of importing medicines of Denk Pharma...Myanmar selected athletes get better prepared for 26th SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Admire, preserve cultural heritage"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (954K)
Date of entry/update: 18 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 May 2011
Date of publication: 17 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government grants amnesty for prisoners [Order No. 28/2011]...Cash donated to basic education schools in Kachin State...MTF President’s Cup Tennis Tournament 2011 kicks off...Training school for the disabled children gets new assembly hall...Inland Water Transport services inspected...FIH Youth Challenge held...Talks on mother-to-child HIV infection prevention project given...Banks to assist economic development of customers...Referees to be equipped with physical and intellectual calibers, good moral conducts...Mandalay Region Chief Minister’s Cup Football Tourney-2011 ends...Sagaing Region development task inspected...Communication sector, a vital role in shaping modern developed nation...Yangon-Mandalay Expressway (Sagainn-Tagundaing section) inspected...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister visits General Hospital in Pathein...Industry-1 Dy Minister visits Kyaukse Industrial Region, Meiktila Industrial Zone...Hotels to improve services...Thuta Arman Library opened in Myeik... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Defence Minister leaves for Indonesia...Myanmar-China crude oil pipeline project to complete in 2013...Union Foreign Affairs Minister receives German delegation...Union Minister for H&T and for Sports receives Korean guests...Union A & I Minister receives IRC Country Director...Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister arrives back from LPDR...Union EP-1 Minister meets Chinese guests...Magway Region Chief Minister receives US Charge d’Affaires ai... "PERSPECTIVES": "Kason Water Pouring Festival"..... ARTICLES: "The Buddha’s Day, the Fullmoon of the month of Kason" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 May 2011
Date of publication: 16 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Dokhtawady Bridge (Yeywa-Kabyu) on Kyaukse-Yeywa-PyinOoLwin road under construction...Yaybu Checkpoint on Mandalay-Lashio- Muse (Namhkam) Road...Duties shared in Bago Region...Rakhine State marks National Immunization Days-2011...Trees near cables cut to prevent power supply disruption...Mandalay Region team emerges Boxing Champion...Sugarcane per acre yield to hit over 50 tons...Yangon Region Chief Minister inspects People’s Hospital in Seikkyi Khanaungto Tsp...Children in Mandalay vaccinated against polio...Region-wise National Immunization Days held in Shan State...Sagaing Region Chief Minister supervises regional development tasks in Homalin, Phaungpyin...RUMFCCI President receives foreign guests...Ayeyawady Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Kangyidaunt Tsp...Construction of Nay Pyi Taw Ring Road inspected...Refresher courses for staff conclude...Nay Pyi Taw-Hsinthe (Tatkon)-Pinlaung railroad to link Shan State and Kayah State..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Ambassador U Tin Oo Lwin presents Credentials to Singaporean President...Union Mines Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador...Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of China concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Protect the world from deforestation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (964K)
Date of entry/update: 16 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 May 2011
Date of publication: 15 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Publications donated for Amyinthit Library in Myeik Township...Entrepreneurs urged to levy prescribed rates of toll gate charges...Strategic plans adopted to fight polio, to vaccinate 2.9 million under-fives against polio in 126 townships...Selected athletes inspected in training...Dy Industry-1 Minister visits factories in Mandalay Region...Thongwa Township equipped with development facilities...Summer paddy thriving in Natogyi Township...National vaccination days commence in Mandalay Region...Rakhine State Chief Minister inspects communication systems in Rakhine State...Disaster risk reduction discussed in Tahlay...Bago Region Chief Minister calls for applying modern teaching methods...Drains dredged in Yangon to prevent flood...National Culture and Fine Arts Universities to preserve cultural heritage, make new creation for flourishing of national culture...Kayin State marks World Red Cross Day 2011...Significant day temperatures (14-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Vice-Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission...Chinese delegation arrives in Yangon...Union Mines Minister receives foreign guests...RUMFCCI President receives Korean Commercial Attaché... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce marketable crops"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (833K)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 May 2011
Date of publication: 14 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Work coordination meeting on boosting of sugarcane production held...Environmental Conservation Committee meets...Manufacture of bridge trusses discussed...Yangon Region Chief Minister attends opening of AFC President’s Cup 2011...Union Minister stresses need for good discipline in training...MOC Chairman’s Cup Men’s Hockey Tourney goes on...Rural bridge inaugurated in Mawlamyinegyun Tsp...Judges and legal staff always to work for ensuring the rule of law in accord with provisions of the constitution...Talks on five characteristics for village libraries given..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of PRC...Union Transport Minister meets JICA Chief Representative...Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of PRC tours Nay Pyi Taw...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives WFP country director and representative...Union Labour and SWRR Minister receives Singaporean Ambassador to Myanmar...UNSG’s Special Adviser concludes visit...Union I&P Minister meets Singaporean Ambassador...Union CPT Minister meets Vietnamese, Singaporean Ambassadors..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Establish more heavy industries"..... ARTICLES: "Man of great sympathy" By A.M.Soe..."Growing tea and hardwood plants to mark International Year of Forests" Article: Myint Maung Soe; Photos: Tin Maung Lwin..."Pansodan-Dalla Ferry Line transports over 30,000 commuters daily" Byline: Chit Win Myat
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (808K)
Date of entry/update: 14 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 May 2011
Date of publication: 13 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Men’s Hockey Tournament continues...Sagaing Region Chief Minister attends opening of Sangha Hospital in Homalin...Thakayta Bridge on Pazundaung Creek to be suspended...Industrial zones to place emphasis on implementation of light industry, import-substitute industry, export oriented industry, labour intensive industry...Union H&T Minister meets entrepreneurs of Muse, Tachilek...Kachin State Chief Minister makes inspection of Phakant region development tasks...Mines Ministry, companies to venture mining...Hlawga Park to be kept open on Fullmoon Day of Kason...Myanmar Library Foundation invites cash and publications...Significant day temperatures (12-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: General Min Aung Hlaing welcomes Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of PRC...Union A&I Minister receives EU Commission guests...Myanmar, Norway to enhance bilateral ties, cooperation...Union Commerce Minister receives ambassadors...Union Transport Minister meets Vietnamese, Singaporean Ambassadors...General Min Aung Hlaing meets Chinese delegation led by Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of PRC...Vice-Chairman of Central Military Commission of China arrives in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar, China to cooperate in electric power sector...Union Information and Culture Minister meets Ambassadors of Singapore, Philippines, DPRK...Workshop on reduction of carbon emission from deforestation held...UN S-G’s Special Adviser calls on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi...Union Health Minister receives UNAIDS, UNOPS officials...UNSG’s Special Adviser calls on Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Mya Nyein, Union Ministers..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep areas clean and green"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 May 2011
Date of publication: 12 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Aung Thinkha-2 oil well successful...Books donated to MLF...Road Safety Decade (2011-2020) launched...MFPTMA holds seminar..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: "Aim at People-Centered ASEAN" ["PERSPECTIVES"]...President U Thein Sein participates in 18th...UDNR to resume courses on 6 June ASEAN Summit Retreat in Jakarta of Indonesia...Union Foreign Minister attends 18th ASEAN Summit and related meetings...President U Thein Sein arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw from Jakarta of Indonesia...President U Thein Sein meets staff of Myanmar Embassy, Military Attaché in Jakarta...Union Home Affairs Minister receives UNSG’s Special Adviser...President U Thein Sein receives Vietnamese Prime Minister...Union NPED Minister attends ASEAN Summit and related meetings, discusses economic matters...UNSG’s Special Adviser arrives in Myanmar...President U Thein Sein attends closing ceremony of ASEAN Summit in Jakarta..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Aim at People-Centered ASEAN"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 May 2011
Date of publication: 11 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Conservation of cultural heritage, providing visitors with detailed facts stressed...Union Mines Minister calls for conserving environment in gems mines...YSL Welding Supply Ltd gives dinner to customers...Proficiency course for officers of Budget Dept opened...A & I Ministry to assist farmers with boosting quality and quantity of crops...Regional development undertakings in Sagaing Region inspected...Factories need to be clean and green...Kachin State Chief Minister inspects development of Tanai region...Myanmar Food Stuff Exhibition on 3-5 June..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein attends opening of 18th ASEAN Summit..."Myanmar, Indonesia to boost cooperation" ["PERSPECTIVES"]...Myanmar, Thai to enhance bilateral ties, trade and investment...Union Home Affairs Minister receives British Ambassador...President U Thein Sein attends ASEAN meetings in Jakarta...President U Thein Sein attends dinner hosted by Indonesian President and wife...All those responsible to try with all seriousness for another milestone in Myanmar history of hosting SEA Games - Steering Committee for Making Arrangements for Hosting the XXVII SEA Games meets...Union Defence Minister Maj-Gen Hla Min receives British Ambassador...Union Border Affairs Minister receives WFP Resident Coordinator...President U Thein Sein attends 18th ASEAN Summit Plenary Session in Jakarta..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar, Indonesia to boost cooperation"
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 May 2011
Date of publication: 10 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: New PyinOoLwin- Mogok motor road under construction...Union Energy Minister calls for using mixture of inland and offshore gas...Man injured in KNU mine blast...Union Commerce Minister calls for probity and capacity enhancement...Dy Health Minister calls for systematic development of traditional medicines...Propagation of genuine Theravada Buddha Sasana stressed...Harmonious cooperation of economic forces for greater national interests: F & R Minister...Peinnaetaung TV relay station in Rakhine State starts retransmission..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Israeli President...President U Thein Sein receives red carpet treatment in Jakarta...Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Israeli counterpart...Dy L&F Minister receives Thai guest...Indonesian President hosts dinner to Myanmar President...U Ko Ko Latt presents credentials to Kuwaiti Amir...Myanmar Ambassador presents credentials to Pakistani President...Myanmar, Indonesia to continue cooperation in various sectors as trade partners in pursuit of Myanmar’s economic development...President U Thein Sein receives Laotian Prime Minister...Relations and cooperation between Myanmar and Indonesia will contribute not only to bilateral interests but also to regional peace and development (President U Thein Sein) - Myanmar, Indonesia to cooperate in the agricultural sector with the aim of boosting rice production in Myanmar, benefiting the ASEAN countries (Indonesian President Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono)...President U Thein Sein lays wreath at heroes cemetery in Jakarta...President U Thein Sein arrives back in Nay Pyi Taw after paying State visit, attending ASEAN Summit in Indonesia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take preparedness measures against natural disasters"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (916K)
Date of entry/update: 10 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 May 2011
Date of publication: 09 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Cultural heritage buildings inspected in Mandalay...Staff should commit themselves to clean governance...Buddha Tooth Relic Pagoda (Yangon) to be renovated...Kachin State INRD to accelerate works...Personnel urged to undertake development tasks in Shan State...Kobin-Thagara Yomacrossing road under construction...“Work harmoniously and dutifully and be proud of yourselves” Union Minister urges staff in Mandalay...Panhlaing Hospital gets ISO 9001:2008 Certificate...World Red Cross Day marked in Yangon Region...NanthaU Village gets new health centre and library building...Teachers urged to educate children to become good citizen with patriotic spirit...Public Works upgrading roads in Shan State (North)...Weather forecasts for second 10-day of May..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: EP-2 Minister receives Chinese guests...Seminar on franchise business organized...Union F&R Minister attends 14th ASEAN + 3 Finance Ministers’ Meeting..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Humanitarian projects picking up momentum"..... ARTICLE: "Step up post-literary programme Min Than Hlaing"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (750K)
Date of entry/update: 09 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 May 2011
Date of publication: 08 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Kunchaung Hydropower Project to produce 190 million kwh yearly...Pyu Creek Dam Multi-purpose project taking shape...Chief Minister of Shan State tours Tachilek, Monghsat...16th golf tournament for new generation concludes...Fire Brigade Day observed in Bago, Sittway, Magway...Moepyan Library opened in Nyaungdon...MOC Chairman’s Trophy Hockey tournament kicks off...Rakhine State to change farm work to mechanization, takes disaster preparedness drills...EP. 2 Ministry attempts to enhance computer skills of its staff...YCDC steps up sanitation tasks, road upgrading...Magway Region to gear up development tasks...Paper mills inspected in Yedashe Township...Power plants in Rakhine State inspected...Trainees of SPI course urged to discharge duties doing away with bribery and corruption...Power supply works in Sittway inspected...Cows vaccinated against black leg disease...Talk on polio vaccination-2011 held...Earthen section of Inter-District Road built...Nay Pyi Taw Expo-2011 continues for third day...Villages in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon Township provided with medical treatment..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: RUMFCCI invites Japan to invest in Dawei Deep Sea Port...Yangon Region Chief Minister receives Israeli guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce fine literary works"..... ARTICLES: "Nay Pyi Taw Hot Spring attracts holiday-makers" Article & Photos: Soe Gyi..."Media Corner for bookworms" Tekkatho Thinkha
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 May 2011
Date of publication: 07 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Facilities for power supply in Yangon Region inspected...Annual plans assigned in Yangon Region...Tahlay earthquake victims provided with cash and clothes...Sales of Myanma gems and jewellery hit record...Officials of H & T Ministry receive English proficiency skills...Mon State Chief Minister calls for bribery-, corruption-free justice system...Field trips made for right maps and right sown areas in Myitkyina Township...Kachin, Kayah, Magway and Shan mark 65th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day...Dimawhso Township of Kayah State marks completion of literacy campaigns...MHMF accomplishes Mt. Nat Ma mission...Kayah State marks concluding of summer paddy cultivation..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: SWRR Union Minister meets officials of UNOCHA, UN-Habitat...Myanmar, Thai businessmen to hold talks on 11 May...Chinese company keen to invest in hotel sector...MFF delegation leaves for India...Japanese delegation calls on Union Minister for Commerce...Myanmar to cooperate with China in river conservation, shipbuilding..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fight against narcotic drugs on a collaborative basis Myanmar"..... ARTICLE: "Rail-cum-road facility in Malun to stretch across Ayeyawady River" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (841K)
Date of entry/update: 07 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 May 2011
Date of publication: 06 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Shwe Pyi Hein Free Clinic offers free medical treatment...Lawka Nanda River Water Pumping Station to supply water expeditiously...Ngathayauk equipped with rural bridge...Free eye care provided to patients...Rabies vaccine given in Mandalay...Myanmar Engineering Society (Nay Pyi Taw) formed...MWAF holds Annual General Meeting...9th International Research Paper-reading Session commences...Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association celebrates 21st anniversary...Sagaing Region Chief Minister assists in machinery production, agricultural sector...65th Anniversary Fire Brigade Day marked..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein leaves for Republic of Indonesia to pay State visit, to attend ASEAN Summit...Union EP-2 Minister receives MD of Myanmar Daewoo...Chief Minister of Kachin State receives Chairman of Baoshan Prefecture of Yunnan Province...A&I Ministry, JICA to boost technological cooperation...RUMFCCI delegation leaves for Jakarta...Myanmar to cooperate in science and technology with Israel...Cash donated [by ROK] for quake victims of Tahlay..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Know, go and extinguish fire"..... ARTICLE; "Decorated float performs fire preventive measures in Mandalay" Article & Photo: Tun Hla Aung (Mandalay)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (817K)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 May 2011
Date of publication: 05 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan to launch region-wise national immunization days in 129 townships of nine Regions, States...Scientific agricultural method introduced in Thanlyin...Union A&I Minister calls for development of agriculture sector...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Plantations, nurseries in Shan State (South) inspected...Sagaing Region Chief Minister visits Traditional Medicine Hospital in Monywa...Only when people keep abreast of knowledge-based society in international community will nation have prosperous future - Myanmar will see more freedom of press to be bestowed in line with constitution...Third-day session of MMCWA's 21st AGM concludes...No polythene bags and ropes in Yangon municipal area...Universities under Science & Tech Ministry to chase sustainable research development...Log trucks not to be overloaded to avoid road damages stressed...Dekkhinathiri Tsp gears up for achieving targeted rice acres...Chin State Chief Minister inspects regional development undertakings...Art Sky Star for art lovers...Talk on rabies held in Magway...New school building handed over in Hinthada..... FOREIGH RELATIONS: JICA joins Forestry to conserve mangrove forests, dry zone...Union EP-2 Minister receives Chinese guests...A&I Union Minister receives foreign guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain Inlay Lake and its environments"..... ARTICLES: Hailing 65th Anniversary Myanmar Fire Brigade: "Myanmar Fire Brigade ready to prevent danger of fire" Article: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine); Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)..."BBC has entertained fabricated news blatantly again" Aung Shin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (749K)
Date of entry/update: 05 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 May 2011
Date of publication: 04 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar literati keep abreast of international literati in art of writing - Skilled translators have to translate works of Myanmar literati on a wider scale for international attention...Special Refresher Course No.16 for faculty members opens...Yangon Region MADB to disburse K 20736 m to farmers for monsoon paddy...Summer invitational basketball tournament concludes...Second-day session of MMCWA’s 21st AGM continues...Top Royal Modern Cinema goes into operation...Coord meeting on sustainability of Inlay Lake held...Ninth M-CCM Meeting held...Rice and bean companies meet in Pathein...Taninthayi Region Chief Minister visits schools in Dawei Township...Man loses foot in KNU blast...Myanma Railways Library opens..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Union Defence Minister receives Deputy Defence Minister of Indonesia...Union Minister for Immigration and Population receives UNHCR Resident Representative...A & I Minister receives UNDP official...Mines Ministry and CNMC to boost partnership..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Create more literary works in national interests"..... ARTICLES: "Ma Hta Tha (APBCC) sees convenience of passengers" Article & Photos: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine)..."Multipurpose Kyeeohn- Kyeewa Dam" Byline: Zaw Moe Thauk
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 May 2011
Date of publication: 03 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Publication of periodicals to meet principles of the constitution - Literati and literary profession have great love of nation and people...Kyeeohn-Kyeewa multi-purpose dam project completed by 87 percent...Special refresher course No (19) for faculty members opens...Industrialization and environmental conservation at UMFCCI...Development tasks in Chin State picking up momentum...Two RC bridges put into service...Elephants of MTE given anthrax vaccination...Necessary equipment for fire extinguishers donated...Sagaing Region Chief Minister inspects river water pumping project...MMCWA opened 6 new labor rooms and Yamethin maternal and child health care centre in 2010...Special Appellate Bench hears criminal appeal cases...Rakhine State Chief Minister visits Kalatan Waterway Multi-purpose Transportation Project...Fertilizer Plants contribute to development of agriculture sector...Remarkable progress in maternal and child health care...Accounts offices to find out public grievances, malpractice...Firemen carry out sanitation, donate blood to mark Fire Services Day...Myanmar to see third Int , l Airport in Nay Pyi Taw...Pakokku U Ohn Pe literary award presentation on 16 May...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (2-5-2011),,,,, FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation leaves for Vietnam to attend meetings...Union Health Minister receives foreign guests...ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities meets..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Establish export industries"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (835K)
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 May 2011
Date of publication: 02 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Instead of being complacent about present achievements, companies should try to achieve the goal of bringing about a capital market - UMFCCI, sister associations to care for quality control, keep compromises, and sell goods at right prices to stand as regular suppliers in foreign trade...A & I Union Minister calls for effective utilization of land...Regional development work in Mawlamyine, Thaton townships inspected...Yonesigyi Village facilitated with station hospital...Functions of Thilawa Terminal in full swing...Rehabilitation undertaken in Giri-hit regions...KNU mine injures villager...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall (1-5-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein to pay State visit to Indonesia, attend 18th ASEAN Summit...Chinese Ambassador calls on Kachin State Chief Minister...Dy Commerce Minister visits cargo checkpoints in Yepu, Muse...Myanmar-China Border Trade Fair (Muse) concludes...From democracy transition to emergence of modern, developed democratic nation, Myanmar is committed to working more steadfastly not only for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community but also for single ASEAN Community..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Raise productivity with might of workers"..... ARTICLE: "Aharathukha Market in Nay Pyi Taw, a centre of fruit and vegetables" Byline: Kyaw Thu Win (Myanma Alin); Photos: Thiha (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (905K)
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 May 2011
Date of publication: 01 May 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Government will keep trying to enable workers to enjoy fruits of development - Guard against destructive acts of neo-colonialists and their lackeys...Sanitation carried out for proper flow of water...Kachin State emphasizes food sufficiency, formation of integrated farm...MWJA preparing to open media corner and writing techniques course...Locations of springs changed in Tahlay...Inbin-Hinthada-Yangon bus line launched...Rural area facilitated with tube-wells...Cultivation of wheat demonstrated...Banmauk gets new BEPS branch...Hninsi Myaing Home commissioned into service...Good news for heart patients...Sarpay Beikman book club’s 71st production in circulation...MWEA holds AGM...Basketball Tournament reaches semi-finals...One dies, two injured in KNU’s heavy weapon attack...Bahan BEHS-2 (Nanyang) to pay respects to teachers...Magway Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Gangaw, Pakokku Districts...Cooperation with government for regional development emphasized...Dy Construction Minister inspects roadwork in Ayeyawady Region...Altogether 38 armed group members return to legal fold...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (30-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Chargé d’ affaires of US Embassy calls on I&P Union Minister...Athletes in training to secure gold medals in SEA Games..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard for establishment of industrial nation"..... ARTICLES: "Zeyathiri Advanced Stadium, development symbol of State" Article: Kyaw Thu Win (Myanma Alin); Photos: Thiha (Myanma Alin)..."Kandawgyi fresh water aquarium for public relaxation" Article & Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (744K)
Date of entry/update: 01 May 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 April 2011
Date of publication: 30 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Plan underway to establish infant care network...Successfully realize three objectives of the ministry: IP Minister...People disseminated with knowledge about rabies...Nursing trainees decorated with duty coats, caps...Mango garden to be built near Malini Lake in precinct of Uppatasanti Pagoda...Emphasis to be placed on regional peace and security...Fire drill demonstrated...Knowledge on anti-human trafficking disseminated...Traditional medicine clinic handed over...Development of hotel service, tourism service coordinated...Households that moved to Aungmyintha Model Village provided with assistance, compensation for crops...2011 Summer Invitational U-18 Basketball Tournament continues...Myanmar Library Foundation invites cash and publications...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (29-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: CPT to boost partnership with Korean Co...Union Health Minister receives Charge d’ Affaires ai of US Embassy...Myanmar to promote trade cooperation with China...Myanmar-China Border Trade Expo (Muse) opens...Victorious archers back from Lao PDR...Dy Information Minister receives Chinese Cultural Counselor..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Seek knowledge from libraries"..... ARTICLES: "Steel frames being installed at Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku)" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin..."Muse 105th Mile Border Trade Zone becomes a commercial hub" Byline & Photos: Thein Zaw (Shweli Oo)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 April 2011
Date of publication: 29 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Ma Mya Creek Bridge (1) emerges as the first of its kind in time of Government of Republic of Union of Myanmar...Education services planned with participation of private sector...World Veterinary Day marked in Mandalay...Family kits provided to fire victims in Mohnyin...Loan to improve lives of farmers in Mandalay Region...Workers to be rewarded if production exceeds target...Eucalyptus, teak plantations inspected...Hlawga Park to be kept open on Workers’ Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Kyaw Tin presents Credentials to Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada...U Min Lwin presents Credentials to President of Bangladesh...A& I Union Minister receives Chinese Ambassador, UNDP Resident Representative...Myanmar-China cultural comprehensive cooperation discussed...Union Minister for Defence receives Japanese Ambassador...Chinese Ambassador calls on Union Minister for Industry-2...EP-2 Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Myanmar, Thailand seek ways to enhance satellite communication...Myanmar, Japan to boost trade...Deputy Health Minister receives Japanese guest...Union Minister Maj-Gen Thein Htay receives Chinese Ambassador...Union F&R Minister receives Chinese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Emphasize maintenance of roads and bridges"..... ARTICLES: "Silent Universities" Maung Hlaing..."Suspension bridge over Bago River contributed by anonymous well-wisher" Byline and photos: Sein Hlaing Bo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 April 2011
Date of publication: 28 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Doctors to be equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge...MYANMAR GAZETTE...UMFCCI to hold 20 AGM on 1 May...Union Attorney-General meets Advocates-General of State, Region...Wuntho gets new gravel road...New asphalt commissioned into service in Zigon...Yesagyo Township to grow trees extensively...Commodity purchasing depots to be opened in townships accessible by water and land...Chin State Govt holds work coord meeting...Gitamate shares experience to teachers...Hninzi Myaing Home to be opened soon...KNU mine blast leaves one villager injured...Buildings, road construction tasks supervised...Cash donation hails AGM of MMCWA...MWJA organizes workshop on weather forecast and climate change...MWJA organizes workshop on weather forecast and climate change...Astrological diary comes out...Haka Tsp to complete land records by April...Documentary Photos of Bagan Period Mural Paintings and Pagodas in circulation...Tasks of environmental, forest resources conservation and establishment of plantations inspected..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives President of China Railway Engineering Corporation of PRC and party...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends signing of MoU on Muse-Kyaukpyu rail transportation system project...UNICEF Resident Representative calls on Union Education Minister...Indian delegation concludes visit...Union Minister Maj-Gen Hla Min receives Indonesian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain irrigation facilities for new generations"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 April 2011
Date of publication: 27 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Emergence of thriving marketplace, more brokerages in commercially strategic towns stressed...Opening date for Writing Methods Course postponed to 25 May...All-round renovation of Bagan Arnanda Pagoda discussed...Hospitals to try their best in order to win trust and reliance of the people...Alin Saytaman to fulfill intellectual curiosity of Wasu villagers in Kayin State...How human capital works in business at MFF...Noteworthy amounts of rainfall recorded (26-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein felicitates South African counterpart...Foreign Minister congratulates Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa...Indian government donates US$ 250,000 for Tahlay earthquake victims...Appointment of Egyptian Ambassador to Myanmar agreed on...Information & Culture Minister receives Thai guests...AHTNTF meets for eighth time...Myanmar trainees to take welding course in Japan...Union Minister Lt-Gen Ko Ko receives Indian Ambassador...A&I Minister receives Indian Ambassador...Rotary Club donates hospital equipment to Sangha Hospital..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Construct bridges substantial, strong"..... ARTICLE: "Ayethaya Diversion Weir benefits farmlands in Pyawbwe Township" Byline & Photos: Aung Than (Mingala Taungnyunt)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 April 2011
Date of publication: 26 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: President highlights timely completion as well as quality in building bridges...Teachers to take greater part in development of human resources...Idea-dissemination talk on high quality yield of paddy on 27 April...Preserve, maintain Myanmar’s cultural heritage...New primary schools under construction in Thaton District...No polythene bag factories in Yangon Region...SSA (Wamhaing) armed group critically wounds civilian...H & T Ministry opens spoken English proficiency course...President U Thein Sein visits construction site of Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) - Efforts to be made for parallel completion of motor road and railroad on schedule..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Dy Information Minister, Thai PRD Director-General vow to promote information and broadcasting cooperation...Myanmar, Thai to cooperate in information and broadcasting...Lt-Gen Hla Htay Win receives Indian delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work closely for development of border areas"..... ARTICLE: "Special projects—guarantees of brighter future of nation and people" (2) Kyaw Ye Min
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 April 2011
Date of publication: 25 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Quality of new monsoon paddy strain under test in Myittha Township...UHMA successfully sets foot on Ashaemyin- Anaukmyin mountain...16th MGC Golf Open Championships 2011 on 5-6 Ma...Classical songs, dances and traditional musical instruments course opened in Pyinmana...Fry shrimp released into creek...Fire drill practised in Ottwin Township...100 acres of summer sesame irrigated...Knowledge about traffic rules given in Toungoo...Sanitation tasks carried out in Pyay Township...Rural area of Mindat Township facilitated with iPstar...Air Kanbawza spreading wings over Myanmar...Tasks to green Myingyan Township under way...Copies of citizenship scrutinization cards, household registration certificates issued to quake victims..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar bags one gold, two silver and two bronze in 2nd Asian Archery Grand Prix...Myanmar plays volleyball friendlies in PRC...Myanmar fashion designers attend fashion fair in Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Special projects for greater national development"..... ARTICLES: "Growers generate more income through extended cultivation of grape in Yamethin" Article & Photos: Reporter Nyunt Shwe..."Special projects—guarantees of brighter future of nation and people" (1) Kyaw Ye Min...
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 April 2011
Date of publication: 24 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: Without national unity, country with over 100 national races cannot enjoy peace and stability - It is important that administrative machinery of Union Government to reach out to whole nation, including far-flung border areas..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyawbwe-Pyinmana-Yeni-Taungphila gas pipeline to supply more natural gas for domestic use...Scholarship programmes underway for outstanding students...Altogether 17 power plants have 2,571 installed megawatt generating capacity and generate 13,045.8 million kwh yearly...12 National Grid and Power Station projects to be implemented in order to distribute electric power extensively...Rehabilitation works to be done ahead of monsoon coordinated...More irrigation facilities under construction to boost agriculture...Myanma Railways built new railroads and concrete sleeper factories for smooth transport, strengthening national consolidation and improving socio-economic status...To build sound socio-economic foundations in border areas, K 145,454 million were spent from border areas development fund and ministries concerned spent K 251,990 million from 1989 to date, totaling over K 397 billion...Worksite safety, welfare activities needed for workers - Many hands make light work, cooperation is a must to achieve success..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Rural prosperity through libraries"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 April 2011
Date of publication: 23 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: Projects will achieve success only through cooperation and coordination between Union Government and State and Region governments - For food and shelter security of the people, it is necessary to improve agricultural sector first and then to establish an industrialized nation and develop other economic sectors...Power supply infrastructures on increase...Clarifications of ministries concerned to be continued..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Roads, bridges and 19 future projects under implementation for better transport...CPT Ministry plans to install 30 million more lines of mobile phones within five years...Work well under way to produce auto parts locally, to open Industrial Training Center...New monsoon paddy strains under test-run...Significant day temperatures (22-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign well-wishers hold respectpaying, stationery donation in Myinmu Township...ASEAN, Japan to cooperate in disaster management...MOGE to cooperate with foreign companies in oil and natural gas exploration and production..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Produce more quality paddy strains"..... ARTICLE: "To hit target of over 100 baskets of paddy an acre" Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Thaung Myint (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 April 2011
Date of publication: 22 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: National Museum and National Library, crucial for nation and people...Blood donated to mark Myanmar New Year...Aung Thiri Foundation gives free dental treatment in Pobbathiri Township...Cash and kind donated for Giri-torn Myebon Township...Mon State Chief Minister inspects construction works...Shwetanttit irrigated area concludes ploughing...Inter-village earthen road built...Talks on crime reduction held...Talks on World TB Day held...An Township opens earthen lake...Traditional health care provided to people...Religious Minister seeks Ovada from Venerable monks...Construction of power grid in progress...Mayor inspects development tasks of Yangon...Using less seed, but doubling per acre yield is a matter of focus...MRTV, Nay Pyi Taw Radio Myanmar Programmes return to normal...Winners come out for 6th Thuta Swesone Literary Award..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar archery contingent leaves for LPDR..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strengthen health sector"..... ARTICLE: "Marketable mung bean with higher per acre yield in Pyu Township" Article & Photos: Pyu-Myint Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 April 2011
Date of publication: 16 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNEMNT: Union Ministers take pleasure at Thingyan pandals in Nay Pyi Taw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Merry-makers enjoy Maha Thingyan Festival on Akyat Day...Site chosen to build main power station (500KV)...Dy Construction Minister inspects roads, bridges in Ayeyawady Region...2011 Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Maha Thingyan Tour Gold Cup Golf Tournament goes on...Thingyan Festival celebrated in Myitkyina...Gangaw Township enjoys better telecommunication facility...Shwebo District hits 74.37% of summer paddy cultivation...Sanctuary given to old cows...Betel leaves fetch good prices...Mon traditional songs spread in Mon State Thingyan Festival...SSA (Ywet Sit) attack kills one, injures five innocent people...Rakhine State hosts Thingyan Trophy Golf Tourney...Thingyan songs float in air of Mandalay...Yangonites enjoy Maha Thingyan Water Festival on Akyat Day...Monywa of Sagaing Region celebrates Myanmar New Year Festival...Ayeyawady Region celebrates Thingyan Akyat Day...Model chick pea plot harvested..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar New Year ushers in peace and prosperity"..... ARTICLE: "Plum growers enjoying big harvest in Yamethin Township" Byline & photos: Reporter Nyunt Shwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 April 2011
Date of publication: 15 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw’s Maha Thingyan lively with Thingyan activities...A&I Minister inspects Kodukwe dam construction project...Qinji shows a sense of philanthropic attitude at Tahlay...Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Maha Thingyan Tour Gold Cup Golf Tournament goes on...Kyaiklat facilitated with No. 2 water pumping station...Traffic knowledge disseminated...Health care services discussed...Mohnyin gets rural bridge...Retaining walls under construction to prevent bank erosion...Maha Thingyan Festival kicks off in Taninthayi Region...Thingyan Festival begins in Kyaukse...Stake driven for hospital in Tahlay...Repaved Kyauktan Road opened...Functions of river water pumping stations inspected...Chief Minister enjoys Mandalay Region Maha Thingyan Festival...Bago Region Chief Minister attends opening of Maha Thingyan Festival...Chief Minister of Rakhine State participates in Thingyan Festival...Cooperatives Minister takes part in Water Festival on Nay Pyi Taw Maha Thingyan Akya Day...Pandals teeming with revellers in Yangon on Thingyan Akya Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Diplomats enjoy themselves at Nay Pyi Taw Thingyan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Healthily and happily enjoy Myanmar Maha Thingyan Festival"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 April 2011
Date of publication: 14 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Pandal opened...2011 Nay Pyi Taw Mayor Maha Thingyan Tour Gold Cup Golf Tournament kicks off...Dy Minister tours Ayeyawady Region...EP-2 Minister inspects construction of Nay Pyi Taw sub power station (2)...Rehabilitation efforts for quake victims in Tahlay gear up...Maha Thingyan Festival kicks off in Ayeyawady Region...Central Pandal of Maha Thingyan Festival opened in Sittway...Yangon Mayor’s Maha Thingyan Pandal opens...Mandalay Mayor’s Pandal for Maha Thingyan Festival opened...IWT Delta Branch handling over 9700 vessels yearly...New Year Thingyan Festival kicks off in Yangon Region...Maha Thingyan water festival’s Akyo Day starts with a bang in Nay Pyi Taw...Significant day temperatures (13-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation arrives back after attending ASEAN Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting on EAS...Myo Thein Electronic on vacation to China, Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maha Thinygan Festival ushering in New Year"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 April 2011
Date of publication: 13 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mines Minister calls for putting on display rare jewellery at Museum...New station hospital put into service in Kani Village, Pyapon Tsp...Kachin State Land Records Department to compile accurate statistics...Prize presentation of Taninthayi Region Chief Minister’s Trophy Football Tournament held...Myanmar see 138 fires in March...UMFCCI holds courses concluding ceremony...SWRR Minister gives instruction on taking fire preventive measures...Ayeyawady Foundation donates cash for quake victims...MWAF’s tailoring course to start 25 April...260 drug-related cases exposed in March...Cash donations for quake-ravaged monasteries in Tahlay...Ministers Thura U Myint Maung, U Soe Maung visit Yesagyo...50,000 orchids shown at 3rd Inlay Myanma Orchid Show...Deputy Livestock and Fishery Minister tours storm-hit areas...Aung Thein Than hosts Distributor Dinner Party...Sandalwood grinding competition held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Fourteen International Airlines running in Myanmar..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Happiness to all in Thingyan Festival"..... ARTICLE: "Kalay Township, a burgeoning source of sunflower" Byline: De Daing
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 April 2011
Date of publication: 12 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Health sector needs employees’ commitment to be reliable, qualified in combating diseases...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash and publications...Yarpe-Dawn inter-village road in Thantlang Township put into service...Prize presentation ceremony of Yachting Championship 2011 held...Magway Region departmental officials, deputy commissioners and administrators meet...Farmers urged to efficiently use water of Thaphanseik, Kindat and Kaboe dams for agricultural purpose...Road, bridge construction in Ayeyawady Region inspected...MHD addresses climate change...Medical equipment, new Sangha Hospital building handed over...Bomb hoax exposed in Pazundaung, just a plot to blow public panic...Kenbo Cup Golf Tournament concludes...Transport Minister inspects port businesses...Gangaw Tsp enjoys better communication service..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: RCSC donates cash to Tahlay-quake victims...MHD addresses climate change...SWRR Minister receives UNICEF Resident Representative, IOM Chief of Mission..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Technical innovation for industrialization"..... ARTICLE: "Hsin-ekari paddy strains become popular in Mohnyin Township" Byline & photos: Reporter Myo Aung (Mohnyin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 April 2011
Date of publication: 11 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Pyu Township gets new buildings at Township People’s Hospital, BEHS No. 1, Tawkywe-in Station Hospital...New library opened at Kyutawwa Village in Pyawbwe Tsp...Cooperation with the sense of honesty and responsibility is needed: F&R Minister...Yangon Mayor inspects maintenance of roads...Education Minister holds meeting with Yangon University’s faculties...Writer Paragu passes away at 90...Religious Affairs Minister attends consecration ceremony of Hindu Temple, inspects construction of Sasana Beikman...Plan under way to improve water course of Yangon River for 35000-ton oceanliners...Yoetayoke-Kyauktaw railroad section helps Minbu-An-Sittway Railroad take form...Significant day temperatures..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar finance delegation arrives back from Indonesia...Foreign military attachés, family members tour Putao, Myitkyina townships..... "PERSPECTIVES": "A Merry Thingyan to all!"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 April 2011
Date of publication: 10 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: General Min Aung Hlaing attends Graduation Dinner of 114th Intake of Officers Training School of Defence Services (Army)...Myat Yadana library in Zeyathiri Township opened...Rail Transportation Minister visits Nay Pyi Taw Station...Nay Pyi Taw Council holds 1st work coordination meeting...Make Myanmar culture known to the world - Take innovative measures without infringing original styles...ABE to conduct diploma courses...Commerce Minister calls for participation of private sector to boost trade, export...Health Minister visits Nay Pyi Taw People’s Hospital (1000-bed)...Bago Region Chief Minister inspects townships, Intagaw Industrial Zone...Law officers urged to work dutifully, honestly...Electric Power No. 2 Minister inspects construction of towers across Hline River...Monywa University, Monywa Institute of Economics inspected...No. 3 BEHS in Thanlyin Tsp inspected...Plumber and water pump operator-5, electrician-5 courses conclude...Significant day temperatures..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A&I Minister receives Vietnamese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tatmadaw always at the service of people"..... ARTICLES: "Water melon in Shan State with sweet taste" and at cheap price Article & Photos: Than Myint (Hsihseng)..."Magnificent Uppatasanti Pagoda for public obeisance" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 April 2011
Date of publication: 09 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Union Spirit is genuine patriotic spirit of national races - Serving interests of people reflects Union Spirit - Tatmadawmen to protect interests of national people of regions where they are assigned...Health Minister visits Medical Research Department (Central Myanmar)...Maha Thingyan Tour Gold Cup Golf Tournament on 13-16 April...General Min Aung Hlaing meets servicemen, families of regiments, units of Eastern Command, pays homage to pagodas, tours Bahtoo Station...Construction of Minhla-Kyungon road gaining momentum...Cash donation for quake victims in Tahlay Township...Bomb blast in a BEHS in Myawady leaves damages, no causalities...Dailies to appear in turn during New Year Holiday...Wellwishers invited to donate cash and publications to MLF...Significant day temperature..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Home Affairs Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Myanmar playing volley friendlies in PRC...SEA Games Success, enhances national dignity...Forestry Minister, UNDP discuss environmental conservation...Myanmar Hluttaw delegation takes part in seminar in Cambodia...Myanmar military column rescues three Chinese captains and vessels in Mekong River...SWRR Minister receives Indian Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take precaution against heat"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 April 2011
Date of publication: 08 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: President U Thein Sein attends 1/2011 meeting of Financial Commission...Vice-Presidents address work coordination meeting of Uppatasanti Pagoda..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: “Myosatthit” Library ready to broaden horizons of local people...Hlawga Park to be kept open on Myanmar New Year Day...Locomotive Sheds get fire engines...Sayawun Tin Shwe Literary Award winners announced...Tachilek Hoteliers’ Association donates cash for Tahlay quake victims....Transport Minister meets employees...Head-on collision kills two, injures two on Yangon-Pathein Road...MIB appoints distribution agents...SRHMA concludes hospitality courses...Earthquake News...Dailies to appear in turn during New Year Holiday..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Minister, Ambassador discuss cooperation in energy sector...U Zin Yaw accredited to the Republic of India...Industry-2 Minister receives Indian Ambassador...UNDP Resident Representative calls on Border Affairs Minister...Cruiseliner MV Nautica arrives..Preparations for XXVII SEA Games discussed...EP-1 Minister receives Chinese guests...Car crash claims seven lives of Myanmar in Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fulfill expectation of people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (4.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 April 2011
Date of publication: 07 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: Having being entrusted with tasks and vested with powers, Union level ministries and Region/State ministries need to work with initiative, dynamism and conviction without waiting for any exhortation - It is necessary to create jobs for everyone in market economy system - With every citizen being able to work, they will earn income, thereby contributing to the growth of GDP...F&R Ministry focuses on implementation of future tasks...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 27/2011)[appointment of mayors of Yangon and Mandalay]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...AUX air-conditioner with four-year warranty on sale...Coaching/technique course No (1/2011) concludes...CPT Minister attends Yatanarpon Teleport’s meeting...Commander inspects rehabilitation works in Tahlay...Chief Minister of Mon State inspects regional development...Father Land takes part in Myanmar New Year Exhibition 2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Workshop on Achievements and Limitations at present in realizing the ASEAN Community by 2015 held...MS Columbus cruiseliner arrives Bo Aung Kyaw Jetty..."ASEAN-India trade promotion creates better market for Myanmar products" Article & Photos: Myint Maung Soe..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pay attention to reproductive health"..... ARTICLES: "ASEAN-India trade promotion creates better market for Myanmar products" Article & Photos: Myint Maung Soe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 April 2011
Date of publication: 06 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: Culture Ministry bids farewell to former Minister, welcomes new Minister..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander, Vice-Adjutant-General supervise rehabilitation tasks in quake-hit villages...UCSB marks its 74th birthday...Pakokku U Ohn Pe Outstanding Award winners announced...Workshop on assessment of Nargis-resistant mangrove forest held...Temporary water access permission for Thingyan period can be applied at YCDC...Uto-Pawhsan paddy of Ayeyawady Region…...Name list of Pakokku Literary Award winners on a board...Industry-1 Ministry meets for boosting production and quality of products...Yangon Region Development Affairs Ministry to organize Yein troupe contests in Thingyan...Bago Region Chief Minister on inspection tour of Kawa, Thanatpin Tsps...Hand-made time bomb defused in Kyauktada Tsp of Yangon, causing no casualty...Significant day temperatures (5-4-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Energy Minister receives CNPC Chairman... Industry-2 Minister receives Chinese businessmen...Chinese goodwill delegation led by Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of Communist Party of China Central Committee of PRC and Chairman of 11th National Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain friendly ties with global nations"..... ARTICLE: "Uto-Pawhsan paddy of Ayeyawady Region to achieve fame" Article & Photos: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 April 2011
Date of publication: 05 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: One civilian injured in KNU-planted landmine explosion...Relief aids provided for storm victims...Informal consultation on Myanmar Artemisinin Resistance Containment Framework held...Talks on environmental conservation held...Work efficiency and morality of service personnel representing the government deciding factor for emergence of clean government with good governance - Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham inspects regional development...Industry-2 Minister meets staff..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: President U Thein Sein receives Chinese delegation led by Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of Communist Party of China, Central Committee of PRC and Chairman of 11th National Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker receives Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of Communist Party of China Central Committee of PRC and Chairman of 11th National Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker hosts lunch to Chinese guests...Chinese delegation pays homage to Shwedagon Pagoda...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives CNPC President...Chinese delegation proceeds to Yangon...Informal consultation on Myanmar Artemisinin Resistance Containment Framework held...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann holds discussion with Chinese Delegation Leader Mr Jia Qinglin...Minister U Tint Hsan meets Vice-Chairman of National Import and Export corporation of PRC...Strong earthquake jolts outside Myanmar (South of Java, Indonesia)...Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Mr Jia Qinglin attend signing ceremony between Myanmar and China - China donates relief aids to Myanmar quake victims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain and promote Myanmar’s literature"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 April 2011
Date of publication: 04 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-President Dr Sai Mauk Kham presents cash and relief aids to people in earthquake-hit areas...Region Minister U Hla Myint inspects water pumping stations, water supply stations...Minister for Information and for Culture U Kyaw Hsan attends ceremony to honour Academy Award winners for 2009..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Vice-President Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Vice Minister of Commerce of PRC...Chinese delegation pays homage to Buddha Images in Mandalay...Chinese delegation led by Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of Communist Party of China Central Committee of PRC and Chairman of 11th National Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference arrives in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of fire"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 April 2011
Date of publication: 03 April 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Best traffic rule award presented...Air Kanbawza launched with maiden domestic flights...Significant day temperature 2-4-2011...Cash donated for storm-hit fishermen...EMP displays Boneal, Haicneal at Yangon Expo 2011...K Future to distribute pharmaceuticals, personal goods...No postman be splashed during Thingyan Days...16th Anniversary of Myawady TV, prize presentation for manuscripts and colour photo contest of Myawady and Ngwetayi Magazines held...Concordia to introduce Tensoval Duo Control on 6 April...Literary awards contributing factor for development of literary world, food for literary enjoyment Fifth Tun Foundation Literary Award ceremony (2010) held..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Member of Standing Committee of Political Bureau of Communist Party of China Central Committee and Chairman of 11th National Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference begins goodwill visit to Myanmar...Tien Meljing International Charity Foundations donates cash for Tahlay quake victims..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Conserve natural environment"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 April 2011
Date of publication: 02 April 2011
Description/subject: ACTIVITIES OF HLUTTAWS: Hluttaw candidate declared as person of distorted qualification..... ACTIVITIES OF THE MYANMAR UNION GOVERNMENT: Safeguard constitution; make earnest efforts for building a modern, developed and discipline-flourishing democratic nation through media - Minister for Information and for Culture addresses 20th anniversary of IPRD..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Relief works provided to quake victims in Tahlay Township...e-Government Computer Applied Course No. 1/2011 concludes...Book-Buffet and Clearance Sale at MBC on 2 April...Cash donations for quake victims...English for Myanmar (Four Skills) on 4 April...Four special trains to run in Thingyan period...Prohibited chemicals for fish and prawn breeding announced...Lolane cosmetics available at Yangon Expo' 2011...Myanmar Libraries Foundation invites cash and publications..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Basic Diplomatic Skills Course concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Enjoy freedom with sense of duty and discipline"..... ARTICLE: "Growing paddy in three seasons help uplift life of farmers" Article: Win Kyaw, Kyaw Thu Win; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 April 2011
Date of publication: 01 April 2011
Description/subject: BUILDING A MODERN, DEVELOPED AND DEMOCRATIC NATION BY THE STATE LEADERS ELECTED BY THE HLUTTAW: Members of Union and Region/State governments will not enjoy salaries in full in consideration of objective and financial conditions of the nation and in public interests- President U Thein Sein speaks to members of Union Government, heads of Union level organizations...President U Thein Sein gives address to heads of Union level organizations, members of Union Government - UCSB Chairman, Union Deputy Ministers, MPF Chief, Deputy Attorney-General, Deputy Auditor-General, UCSB members, Nay Pyi Taw Council members make affirmation before the President..... CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Regular sessions of First Region and State Hluttaws go on - Region or State Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committees formed - Chief Ministers, members of Region or State level organizations make affirmation in presence of respective Hluttaw Speakers..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Royal Thai Army, Thai companies and individuals, Tatmadawmen (Army, Navy, Air) and their families donate cash and kind to quake sufferers...SPSS Software Application Course on 24 March, 21 May...Ptt High Grade diesel introduced...Learn Hospitality Management Course at Star Resources...Low pressure area becomes weak...Appointment of Myanmar Police Chief...Father land provides construction services..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: CETC donates K 100 million for Tahlay quake victims...Philippine, Thai governments donate cash for earthquake victims in Myanmar...UMFCCI vice-presidents meet foreign guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prosper your nation and people"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 April 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 March 2011
Date of publication: 31 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: U Thein Sein, Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo and Dr Sai Mauk Kham make affirmation as President and Vice-Presidents...We have to strive our utmost to stand as a strong government while conducting changes and amendments in order to catch up with the changing world - President U Thein Sein delivers inaugural address to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...First regular sessions of Region and State Hluttaws go on...Persons approved as members of Union level organizations make affirmation in presence of Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw...Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No. 5/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March 2011) [It is hereby announced that legislative, executive and judicial powers exercised by the State Peace and Development Council have been transferred to the Union level persons who were elected in accord with the relevant laws and rules and approved by the Hluttaw from the time they made affirmation at the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on 30 March 2011. 3. The State Peace and Development Council has been dissolved from the time the Union level persons made affirmation as stated in the Paragraph 2..."]...Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No. 6/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March 2011)...Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No. 7/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March 2011)...Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No. 8/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March 2011)...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.1/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Union Chief Justice...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.2/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chairperson of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.3/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME ( 30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chairman of Union Election Commission...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.4/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Union Ministers...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.5/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Attorney-General of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No.6/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Auditor-General of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 7/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chairperson of Union Civil Services Board...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 8/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chairperson of Nay Pyi Taw Council...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 9/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chief Minister of Regions or States...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 10/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Judges of the Superme (sic) Court of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 11/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of members of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 12/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of members of Union Election Commission...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 13/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Deputy Ministers...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 14/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Deputy Attorney-General...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 15/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Deputy Auditor-General...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 16/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of members of Union Civil Services Board...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 17/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of members of Nay Pyi Taw Council...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 18/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chief Justices of High Court of Region or State...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order No. 19/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Region/State Ministers...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 20/2011) 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Region or State Advocates-General...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 21/2011) 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Region or State Auditors-Genera...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 22/2011) 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Chairpersons of Leading Bodies of Self-Administered Zone or Division...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 23/2011) 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Region or State Ministers for National Races Affairs...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office (Order No. 24/2011) 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Appointment of Judges of High Courts of Regions or States...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 2/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Financial Commission...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 3/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Union Supreme Court...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 4/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 5/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Union Election Commission ...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 6/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Union Civil Services Board...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 7/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011) Formation of Nay Pyi Taw Council...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Notification No. 8/2011 11th Waning of Tabaung, 1372 ME (30 March, 2011)... [N.B. THERE IS A SET OF "NOTIFICATIONS" -- NOTIFICATIONS No. 5, 6, 7 and 8. SIGNED BY SR GEN THAN SHWE AND A 2ND SET (NOTIFICATIONS 1-8) SIGNED BY THE NEW PRESIDENT, THEIN SEIN]...First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regular session concludes successfully - Elected President, elected Vice-Presidents, Union level organization members make affirmation - President delivers address, his address recorded..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Commander inspects sending of relief supplies to quake victims...MWEA to hold annual meeting on 30 April...Learn engineering diplomas at Gallant Training Centre..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Dy Foreign Affairs Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "New democratic nation in new era"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (634K)
Date of entry/update: 31 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 March 2011
Date of publication: 30 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 17th day - Pyidaungsu Hluttaw records felicitations sent to President and Vice-Presidents by international community and to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw by USDP - Queries raised and answered, proposals submitted, Bill Joint Committee, Public Accounts Joint Committee, Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committee formed...A&I Minister responds to question about use of pesticides in farms...Home Affairs Minister responds to query of U Aung Thein of Ywangan Constituency...Construction Minister answers query raised by U Sai Pao Nat from Shan State Constituency-12...PBANRDA Minister responds to question about further development of Wa Self-Administered Division...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw puts messages of felicitations sent to President,Vice-Presidents on record...USDP’s felicitations to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw recorded...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Bill Joint Committee formed with 15 members...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Public Accounts Joint Committee formed with 15 members...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committee formed with 17 members..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Tagaungtaung Nickel Mine launched...Squalls likely to fall under influence of low pressure area...Ministry of Defence holds 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day parade...KNU mine blast leaves innocent civilians dead, injured...Two injured in KNU heavy weapon fire...Sailun brand car tyres available at Life Styles, Motor & Industrial Show-2011..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Gambian Ambassador agreed on...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to King of Cambodia...ASEAN to provide assistance to earthquake-hit Myanmar...Aid workers praise Myanmar quake response...Secretary-1 receives Chairman of China Railway International Ltd Mr. Zhao De Yi and party..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep your environs clean"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (936K)
Date of entry/update: 30 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 March 2011
Date of publication: 29 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 16th day - Queries raised and replied, proposal discussed, approval sought Pyidaungsu Hluttaw agrees to join ASEAN Inter-Parliamentry Assembly (AIPA) as full-fledged member...A & I Minister replies to “damage of crops due to impact of climate change in Myanmar”...A & I Minister replying query on implementation of irrigation system in Bago Region...Immigration & Population Minister answers question about issuance of citizenship scrutiny cards to citizens born to Myanmar nationals and Household Registration Certificates...EP-2 Minister replies to query on “to consume electricity at low price”...Aungban-Pinlaung-Loikaw-Mae-sei Road will be upgraded to tarred one, but any plan yet to build Thanlwin Bridge (Pasawng) for the time being...Minister for Labour responds to question of Dr Myat Nyana Soe...Five representatives and Livestock & Fisheries Minister discuss bird flu outbreak and compensation...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker comforts hospitalized Amyotha Hluttaw Representative...Rehabilitation of earthquake-hit areas discussed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut supervises rescue and relief works in quake-hit areas...MCG Co., Ltd opens new show room......Low pressure area occurs over Andaman Sea..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Teach students in parallel with research"..... ARTICLE: "48th Myanma Gems Emporium sets highest record on sales of largest jade lots" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Ko Htwe & Htein Nan Naw (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 March 2011
Date of publication: 28 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Learning opportunity of higher education within the reach of local youths...Chigo on lower Kyimyindine Road...Nay Pyi Taw Command marks 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Cash assistance presented to mark Armed Forces Day...Commander attends World TB Day in Monywa...Commander addresses 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day Parade of South-West Command...Commander opens tarred road in Taunggyi hailing 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut, Commander, SWRR Minister tour earthquake-hit township and villages, provide cash assistance, relief aids to earthquake victims..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host reception and dinner to mark 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Record-breaking rainfall..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Minimize loss and wastage of crops"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 March 2011
Date of publication: 27 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut of Ministry of Defence looks into progress of relief works in earthquake-hit Tahlay, Monglin...Only when capabilities of human resources and nationalistic spirit with financial and technological strengths are flourishing in the nation, will peaceful, modern and developed Union exist forever...Progress of Panlon Sub- Township inspected...Relief aids supplied to earthquake victims...A & I Minister calls for agricultural development...Commander looks into progress of North and East Districts in Yangon Region...Concrete roads opened in Pathein to hail Armed Forces Day...Mercantile cadet course No (3) concludes...Birthday Gift to mark Armed Forces Day...Koebin gets library..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Realize objectives of Armed Forces Day"..... ARTICLE: "Industrial village in Kawa Township" Article & Photos: Tin Win Lay (Kyimyindine)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 March 2011
Date of publication: 26 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 15th day - Queries raised and replied, proposal submitted, approval sought - Pyidaungsu Hluttaw expresses condolence to earthquake victims of Tahlay Region in Tachilek...Education Minister elaborates on government’s plans for progress of national education...Education Minister replies to question on four skills of English Language proficiency...Industry-1 Minister explains measures to maintain stable commodity prices...Query about prevention of price manipulation, economic monopolization in line with existing laws or by enacting new laws and procedures answered...Construction Minister replies to question on construction of bridge between Tatthitkyun and Bawlekyun in Htantabin Township...PBANRDA Minister replies to question on upgrading earthen road in Lamudanlay Village in Htantabin Township...Nine hluttaw representatives and Finance and Revenue Minister assess proposal submitted by U Htay Oo from Hinthada Constituency...Proposals submitted, approved at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Improper practice of democracy often leads to anarchic phenomena" [extract from the speech delivered by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe at the parade of 65th Anniversary of Armed Forces Day]...Myanmar Agricultural Foodstuff Producers Association meets...MWJA central committee meeting (3/2011) held...New sports gear introduced...Sinma Furnishings Co Ltd participates in Yangon Lifestyle Furniture Fair 2011...Talk on infection control in dental practice on 26 March...Maj-Gen Aung Than Htut on inspection tour of earthquake-hit-areas in Tachilek...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker comforts hospitalized Amyotha Hluttaw Representative...Commander looks into progress of Metmung Township...Earthquake in Loimwe causes causalities and losses - Authorities concerned and officials providing necessary assistance - NDPCC to send rescue missions to earthquake-hit regions...Teleplay to be broadcast to commemorate 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS" Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Bangladeshi President...Prime Minister U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Bangladeshi counterpart...FM felicitates Bangladeshi counterpart..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Cultivate reading habit to improve knowledge"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY" "National cause and Tatmadaw" Thiha Aung.....POEM: "The Unforgettable Armed Forces Day"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 March 2011
Date of publication: 25 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw continues for 14th day - Queries raised and replied, proposal submitted, approval sought...EP-1 Minister answers question about electricity generation, power supply projects...Attorney-General replies to question on multi-party democracy system...Construction Minister replies to question on suspension of upgrading Reed-Falam road...A&I Minister answers query on “summer paddy cultivation...A & I Minister replies to question about quality control of fertilizers...Education Minister replies to question about scholarship...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw representatives submit proposals - Approval sought at Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to discuss proposals..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Root cause of splits" [extract from speech delivered by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe at the parade of 64th Anniversary Armed Forces Day]...Learn Engineering diplomas at Tech...53rd Maha Thingyan Gold Cup Golf Tournament in PyinOoLwin on 11 April...Large quake hits Myanmar near northern Thailand...Yangon Lifestyle Furniture Fair 2011 kicks off...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Two injured in KNU mine blasts...Strong earthquake jolts Loimwe..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to President of Hellenic Republic...Prime Minister U Thein Sein felicitates Hellenic counterpart...FM sends felicitations to Hellenic counterpart...Myanmar Ambassador presents Credentials to Chinese President...World TB Day 2011 observed in Nay Pyi Taw..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Gear up development of border areas"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY: "Tatmadaw puts national cause at the forefront" Padaung Than Kywe..."Thaphanseik Multipurpose Dam in Sagaing Region" Byline & photos: Pyu Myint Oo.....POEM: "Ancestral heritage": "In jungles and on mountains of far corners All kinds of natural hazards and beasts Soldiers are familiar with Launching offensives for national interest Come hell or high water No retreat, no surrender Dare sacrificing lives they Fallen flowers numbers in thousands..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 March 2011
Date of publication: 24 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw concludes - Raising and answering queries, discussing proposals, recording messages of felicitations, forming Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committee done at 14th day session...Hluttaw candidates, election agents declared as persons of distorted qualification...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee, the Public Accounts Committee, Amyotha Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee meetings continue...Home Affairs Minister responds to the question on upgrading of Rezwa sub-township to a township...Construction Minister replies question about repair of motor roads in Gangaw District linking Yangon and Mandalay...Education Minister replies to question on national education promotion...Yangon will become international level metropolitan...PBANRDA Minister replies to question on less developed regions...PBANRDA Minister replies to question on drinking water supply project in Sittway...EP-1 Minister replies to question on generating of hydropower from Htakhachaung Waterfall...Proposal to assist farmers in getting reasonable price of paddy discussed...F & R Minister clarifies tax revenue situation in reply to question of U Maung Toe of Minhla Constituency...F&R Minister and seven representatives discuss proposal of U Soe Win...Undertakings of Hluttaw concerning questions and proposals of Hluttaw representatives explained...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker give brief account of election, formation, raising queries and discussing proposals...Approval sought for formation of committees and joint-committees...Approval sought for formation of committees and joint-committees...Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committee formed...Nominees for posts of chairman, secretary and members of Hluttaw Representatives Vetting Committee submitted to Amyotha Hluttaw...Pyithu Hluttaw records messages of felicitations sent to Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker...Amyotha Hluttaw records messages of felicitations sent to Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw concludes - Queries raised and replied, proposals discussed, approval sought, undertakings of Hluttaw explained at Amyotha Hluttaw session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "To tackle all forms of disruptions" [extract from the message by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe sent on the occasion of 64th Anniversary Union Day]...Commander of South-West Command attends 82nd Buddha Pujaniya of Atula Buddha Maha Tooth Relic in Wakema Township...Untimely rainfall warning...Total E & P Myanmar Co rescues 39 fishermen in Myanmar waters...KMD special sales road show in Yangon and Mandalay on 27 March..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Ambassador [of the Republic of Korea] agreed on..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of fire in open season"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY: "Tatmadaw introducing democracy to the nation" Myint Maung (Phil Q)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (733K)
Date of entry/update: 24 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 March 2011
Date of publication: 23 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 13th day - Queries raised and replied, proposals submitted and discussed, approval sought at Pyithu Hluttaw session...Hluttaw candidates, election agents declared as persons of distorted qualification...Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee, the Public Accounts Committee, Pyithu Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee meetings continue...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee, the Public Accounts Committee, Amyotha Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee meetings continue...Home Affairs Minister answers question on gambling like ‘Our days’...Home Affairs Minister replies to question on “Amnesty”...I & P Minister replies to question about “changing temporary identity cards into Citizenship Scrutiny Cards”...A & I Minister responds to question about increasing subsidy...Home Affairs Minister replies to questions on ward/village administration...Commerce Minister responds to query about transport of rice to Shan State (North)...Commerce Minister responds to query on permit for import of cars under 2000cc...Proposal “to provide financial assistance to Small and Medium Enterprises” submitted...Proposal to assist farmers in getting reasonable price of paddy submitted at Amyotha Hluttaw...L&F Minister responds to query on “high tax being paid by fishermen”...If entire people including U Za Khun Ting Ring and representatives participate in processes being implemented in accordance with the constitution, eternal peace will be achieved in the whole country including Kachin State...Electric Power No.1 Minister discusses proposal for building heavy hydropower station at Bontala Waterfall in Matupi...Labour Minister and four representatives discuss proposal of U Tin Maung Win of Mingaladon Constituency...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for 13th day - Queries raised and replied, proposals submitted and discussed, approval sought at Amyotha Hluttaw session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: It is an absolute necessity to avoid relying on external powers [extract from the address delivered at the parade of 65th Anniversary Armed Forces Day by Sr. Gen Than Shwe]...Commander attends new tarred road opening ceremony in Hlegu Township...48th Myanma Gems Emporium concludes with sales figures of 13608 jade lots..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Pakistani President...Prime Minister U Thein Sein felicitates Pakistani counterpart...Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Pakistani counterpart...Luxury cruise liner of Bahamas visits Myanmar...Kaung Myat Myanmar Amateur Open Golf Championship 2011 kicks off...Talks on Australia Education, scholarship programme on 28 March..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Delta seeing railroads one after another"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY: "Tatmadaw marching forward with public support and participation" Myat Phone Lu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 March 2011
Date of publication: 22 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for 12th day - Queries raised and replied, proposals submitted and discussed, approval sought at Pyithu Hluttaw session...Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Pyithu Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee meetings continue...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Amyotha Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee hold meetings...Education Minister responds to question on scholarship programme...Education Minister responds to query regarding “students who passed matriculation examination with high marks”...Education Minister responds to question as to improvement of education standard of Maungtaw District...EP-1 Minister responds to query about “hydropower projects in Maykha Malikha river valley at the confluence of Ayeyawady River”...EP-2 Minister replies to question on supply of electricity from National Power Grid to all towns in Chin State in order to establish factories and workshops in Chin State...Information Minister replies to question of U Saw Thein Aung of Hlaingbwe Constituency about aspiration of Kayin nationals...Information Minister replies to question of Pyithu Hluttaw representative of Hlaingbwe Constituency...F&R Minister answers query of Dr Myat Nyana Soe of Yangon Region Constituency-4...Five Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives discuss proposal of U Maung Nyo of Sittway Constituency - Minister for Electric Power No.2 replies...Ministry of Labour, if granted by Pyithu Hluttaw, will take measures for submitting new social security insurance law (draft) as supported with possibility thinking...Proposal to build heavy hydropower station in Bontala waterfall submitted at Amyotha Hluttaw...Proposals submitted, approvals sought at Pyithu Hluttaw Session...12th-day First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues - Queries raised and replied, proposals submitted and discussed, approval sought at Amyotha Hluttaw session..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Democratization process [extract from the address delivered by Sr Gen. Than Shwe at the parade of the 64th Anniversary Armed Forces Day]...Industry-2 Minister visits Magway Industrial Region...Staff of Rothmans of Pall Mall Myanmar donate blood...Myanma jade attracts gems merchants...Roads, water supply infrastructures opened to mark 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Thuta Tagun Library building opens...Roads, tube well put into services to hail 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Hninzigon Great Home for the Aged holds AGM..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Tatmadaw with fine traditions"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY: "The people thank the Tatmadaw for national development" Maung Wun Tha Nu
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 March 2011
Date of publication: 21 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Beloved sons of the people" [extract from the address delivered by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe at the parade of 62nd Anniversary Armed Forces Day]...Development infrastructures built in townships adjacent to Nay Pyi Taw - Focus on improvement of socio-economic status of people...CPT Minister visits Yatanarpon Myothit...SSA (Wamhing) group destroys bridges in Mongshu, Hsipaw townships...Myanma Gems Emporium attracts jade merchants...Pathein (Begarat)-Einme railroad section commissioned into service...Minister visits Shwegyin hydropower project site...Fund raising stage show held...Armed groups return to legal fold understanding genuine goodwill of Government...Hole-in-one in Yangon Golf Club (Danyingone)...Welaung Bridge on Yangon-Pyay-Mandalay Road commissioned into service as 263rd facility..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beef up industrialization"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 66TH ANNIVERSARY ARMED FORCES DAY: "Tatmadaw in perpetual service of national interests" Kyaw Min Khaung.....POEM: "Here come patriots".....
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 March 2011
Date of publication: 20 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Head of State Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing attend ceremony to confer religious titles on venerable Sayadaws...SPDC Member U Tin Aye attends hoisting pennant-shaped vane, diamond orb atop Maha Sikhongyi Pagoda in Sagaing...Shwekya Thingan offered to Buddha Patima Jade Buddha images in Uppatasanti Pagoda cave, Maha Sutaungpyae Pagoda...Newly-upgraded tarred road opened in Kyaikto Tsp...Yangon Mayor inspects progress of concrete roads...Myanma Gems Emporium continues for tenth day...Meritorious deeds performed at religious edifices throughout nation on Fullmoon Day of Tabaung...Cultural troupes perform entertainment to mark 50th anniversary of Nepal-Myanmar diplomatic ties..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Indonesian athletes demonstrate skills in Shorinji Kenpo event..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Harmoniously combat danger of drugs"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 March 2011
Date of publication: 19 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing put religious objects into Maha Muni Buddha Image at Datusaya Datpaungsu Pagoda in Zabuthiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw District...Defence Services Agricultural Course concludes...Lucky Bird exhibits its products at IT & Mobile Exhibition 2011...Myanma Gems Emporium continues for ninth day...Hlawga Park to run extra hours on Tabaung Fullmoon Day, Armed Forces Day...Hsadaw Bridge commissioned into service in Mongkai Township...Cash and books donated to Myanmar Libraries Foundation...BSC, MBA hold 126th meeting...Commander attends opening of Myanmar Football Academy Building..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UMFCCI Officials meets foreign guests...WHO Resident Representative calls on Health Minister...Secretary-1 receives Vice-President Mr Zhong Shujun of China Development Bank..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Perform meritorious deeds on Fullmoon Day of Tabaung"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 March 2011
Date of publication: 18 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing offer provisions to Ovadaçariya Sayadaws, members of SSMNC, SCWCSAO, Tipitakadhara Tipitakakovida Sayadaws, title recipient Sayadaws...Farmers receive loans, fertilizer in Shwebo District...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Japanese nuclear radiation unlikely to affect Myanmar - No radioactive element in rainwater of Myanmar...48th Myanma Gems Emporium goes on for eighth day...Dy Education Minister visits BEHS No.6 in Zabuthiri...State Ovadaçariya Sayadaw passes away...Nay Pyi Taw Thingyan Festival Tour Golf Cup on 14 April...Construction of tower across Hline River inspected...16151.1 acres of poppy plantations razed...Fire breaks out in Zabuthiri Township...MWAF donates furniture to village library in Ottarathiri Township...New bridge put into service in Sinbaungwe Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar donates cash to Japanese Govt for quake, tsunami victims...Myanmar Tennis Team leaves for Kuala Lumpur...Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo provides necessary assistance to Myanmar citizens..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prevent infectious diseases"..... ARTICLE: "Farmers fetching much incomes through cultivation of water melon" Article: Zin Bo Min; Photos: Khin Maung Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 March 2011
Date of publication: 17 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for eleventh day - Queries raised and replied, proposals submitted and discussed, approval sought at Pyithu Hluttaw session...Hluttaw candidates, election agents declared as persons of distorted qualification...Construction Minister answers question on upgrading of Aungban-Hanmyintmo road...Construction Minister replies to question about plans for construction of all-weather motor road between Sumprabum and Putao...Construction Minister responds to question on maintenance of Mandalay-Bhamo road...Energy Minister responds to question on distribution of fuel...U Zon Hlyal Htan of Chin State Constituency (2) asks if government preparing to allow foreigners to enter Myanmar through border-crossing points and stay for at least two weeks ing, visa-holders are allowed depart from other exits other than the border-crossing points they have entered with the recommendation of the relevant ministry...Construction Minister replies to question about maintaining and upgrading of Mandalay-Shwebo-Myitkyina Union Highway...A& I Minister responds to question on selling and growing of seasonal crops freely...Government and Ministry of Finance and Revenue will review and deal with pension rates in line with the constitution, existing laws and procedures - Proposal of U Soe Win from Sangyoung Constituency judged...Health Minister responds to U Steven Thabeik,s proposal...Commerce Minister responses to proposal of U Aung Zin of Pazundaung Constituency...Health Minister replies to proposal of U Paul Hlyan Lwin of Chin State Constituency-9...MPs agree to discuss promulgation of new comprehensive Social Security Insurance Law...Proposal of Amyotha Hluttaw representative changed to question...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues Raising and replying to queries, holding discussions on proposals, and changing proposal into question done..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Talk on post-literacy campaign, reading contest held in Lashio...Press conference on Myanmar Mobile system held...48th Myanma Gems Emporium continues..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe of Ministry of Defence hosts dinner to Chinese delegation...Chinese delegation concludes visit...Industry-2 Minister receives Chinese guests...Prime Minister receives FIFA President..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Health is wealth"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 March 2011
Date of publication: 16 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for tenth day - Raising and replying to queries, submitting proposals, holding discussion and approval seeking done at Pyithu Hluttaw...Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Hluttaw Rights Committee and the Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee hold meetings...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Hluttaw Rights Committee,Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee hold meetings...Hluttaw candidates, election agents declared as persons of distorted qualification...Education Minister replies to Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Zaw Tun’s question...S & T Minister responds to question on opening of government technical training school in Rakhine State...Education Minister responds to query on difficulties of students from Shan State (North)...Three Pyithu Hluttaw representatives discuss proposal of U Tun Myint Oo to take census of the entire nation - Minister for Immigration and Population U Maung Oo replies...Education Minister responds to query on maintenance of basic education schools in Rakhine State...No plan at present to open University (or) College in south of Rakhine State...Construction Minister replies to question of Amyotha Hluttaw representative U Zon Hlyal Htan of Chin State Constituency-2...Construction Minister replies to question over “any plan to be implemented for upgrading of motorways linking Rakhine State and mainland for better transport”...When ongoing projects are in full swing, education sector of Chin State will be improved with added momentum...Amyotha Hluttaw Representative U Zon Hlyal Htan puts question about construction of border trade routes linking Chin State with India and Bangladesh - Construction Minister U Khin Maung Myint replies...Proposals submitted, approvals sought at Pyithu Hluttaw session...Up to now it is too early to launch free, compulsory middle education system in Myanmar...Finance & Revenue Minister answers query...Proposal on upgrading of school in MraukU withdrawn...Proposals withdrawn by Amyotha Hluttaw representatives...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for tenth day Raising and replying to queries, holding discussions on proposals and withdrawal of some proposals carried out..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 5th Meeting of 6th State Central Working Committee of Sangha concludes...Mines Minister meets Myanmar Gems Entrepreneurs Association...Present weather condition warning...Gallant to open engineering courses...MAT to conduct Food Science Course...Using effectively GIS and Google Earth...Financial Management at Wise...Mines Minister greets gems merchants..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Prime Minister U Thein Sein sends sympathy message to Japanese PM...Foreign Minister U Nyan Win sends sympathy message to Japanese FM..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Greater convenience in traveling"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 March 2011
Date of publication: 15 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for ninth day - Proposal ‘upgrading of free compulsory primary education system into duty to educate children’ submitted...Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Amyotha Hluttaw Rights Committee, Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee hold meetings...Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee, Public Accounts Committee, Pyithu Hluttaw Rights Committee, Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee hold meetings...Hluttaw candidates, election agents declared as persons of distorted qualification...Supply of some electric power generated from Myogyi Dam to Danu Region asked at Pyithu Hluttaw session...EP-2 Minister replies to question of Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Ye Tun from Thandwe Constituency...EP-2 Minister replies to plan to be implemented to supply more electricity from Kinda Dam to Ywangan....Industry-1 Minister replies to question “whether or not there is a plan to build a pulp factory in Buthidaung Township where a large number of bamboo plants are naturally grown”...Transport Minister responds to queries on maintenance for blockage of water course in Kaladan River...Physicians provide free treatments for patients of Popa Jivitadana Sangha Hospital...MMDC, LUDU organize health educative talks...Representative of Yangon Region Constituency-4 Dr Myat Nyana Soe raises questions...Rail Transportation Minister responds to question on arrangements for the convenience of passengers on Mandalay- Shwebo-Myitkyina railroad in all seasons...Transport Minister answers question of Pyithu Hluttaw Representative U Aung Sein Tha from Minbya Constituency...UEC Chairman U Thein Soe responds to Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Nelson (a) Sai Hsaung Hsi of Kyaukme Constituency...Visit of tourists has been allowed to Chin State...Poor prospects for building cement factories in Nayputaung and Gutaung-Kantaung due to low quality limestone...Construction Minister replies to proposal of U Paul Hlyan Lwin of Chin State Constituency-9...PBANRDA Minister replies to question of Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Ngun Moung from Haka Constituency...Proposal to construct low-cost housing and sell them to staff in monthly installments replied...Minister for Hotels and Tourism replies to discussion of U Khin Maung Yi (a) Khaing Maung Yi of Ahlon Constituency...Proposal to upgrade Gangaw-Yezwa road approved...Proposals submitted, approvals sought at Pyithu Hluttaw session...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for ninth day - Raising and replying to queries, submitting proposals, holding discussions and approval sought at Amyotha Hluttaw..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State Central Working Committee of Sangha holds second day session...Eight armed group members exchange arms for peace...MBE Chairman, DGs inspect exam centers in Nay Pyi Taw...Squally weather warning...Gem merchants visit 48th Myanma Gems Emporium...Prize presentation of 33rd Region and State Golf Tournament 2011 held...Kenbo Trophy Golf Tournament at Hanthawady Golf Course on April 7-8... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Adjutant-General hosts dinner to PLA delegation...General Min Aung Hlaing receives Deputy Director of PLA General Political Department...Adjutant-General meets Deputy Director of PLA General Political Department..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Easy access to clean water in rural areas"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 March 2011
Date of publication: 14 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 6th State Central Working Committee of Sangha of All Orders holds fifth meeting...Prime Minister attends inauguration of Nay Pyi Taw- Taungnyo-Myothit-Kanbya (Magway) Asphalt Road...Capital Hypermarket (Nay Pyi Taw) opened...Progress of Nay Pyi Taw-Hsinthe (Tatkon)-Pinlaung railroad project inspected...Strong winds damage some houses in Yangon and Ayeyawady Regions - Officials provided necessary assistance for victims...48th Myanma Gems Emporium continues - Mines Minister visits fourth-day Myanma Gems Emporium...Secretary-1 visits blood donation of Ayeyawady Bank employees...Media corners to satisfy thirst for knowledge...Secretary-1 inspects progress of Yangon Port region, extension project of Youth Training Centre (Thuwunna) football stand...MDevS alumni meet first time...Kaung Myat Myanmar Amateur Open (2011) Golf Tournament on 22 March...Emergence of health care facilities one after another also symbolizes cooperation of national forces - Secretary-1 attends opening of renovated Yankin Children’s Hospital (550-bed)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Cambodian Ambassador agreed on...U Myint Naung accredited to South Africa..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar, land of large reserves of natural resources"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 March 2011
Date of publication: 13 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 6th 47-member State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee holds 13th Plenary Meeting...PBANRDA Ministry holds 19th cash donation ceremony for supply of potable water to rural regions...Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw representatives visit Myanma Gems Emporium...Industry-1 Maung Myanmar Cycling Contest held in Meiktila...Transport Minister inspects functions of jetties...Htoochaung Bridge on Toungoo- Mawchi-Loikaw Road inaugurated...IPRD organizes talks on reading habit in Hsenwi Tsp..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A & I Minister receives Indian guest...Pakistani delegation concludes visit..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Disseminate health knowledge to reading groups"..... ARTICLES: "The Fifth Meeting of the Sixth State Central Working Committee of the Sangha of All Orders and the great grand Religious Title-Presentation Ceremony of 2011" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."Kanyin Dam Project to expedite development of regions on west of Ayeyawady River" Byline and photos: Min Win Tha
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 March 2011
Date of publication: 12 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw convened for eighth day - To reduce the cost of mobile phones—a matter of short-and long-term projects - 16th Mile Checkpoint opened for not prohibiting goods but for security reasons - Chin State saw better transport as Chin national appointed as superintending engineer...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for eighth day - Everyone of different regions has access to higher learning education - Kalay University opend for those from Chin State (North), Pakokku University opened for those from Chine State (South)..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw Zabuthiri Hotel opened...Forestry Minister on inspection tour of elephant camp, sawmill, training school, workshop in Toungoo...KNU’s mine wounds innocent civilian in Kawkareik...48th Myanma Gems Emporium continues for second day...Myanmar CP OPEN & INTER CLUB Tennis Tournament on 20 March..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Strong earthquake hits Japan...Tsunami occurred, but no danger to Indian Ocean..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build drugs free society"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 March 2011
Date of publication: 11 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for seventh day - Information, knowledge and entertainment programmes provided - Depending on progress of the nation, the government increased salaries of the personnel and pensions and allowed extra cash assistance and living allowance...Farming lands on a manageable scale by individual peasants makes substantial contribution towards improvement of socio-economic status of farmers - First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for seventh day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 48th Myanma Gems Emporium kicks off in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Gazette...15708.8 acres of poppy plantation destroyed...Secretary-1 attends opening of 48th Myanma Gems Emporium, unveils Mani Yadana Jade Hall...Stabilo brand colour pencils available...5.4 magnitude quake jolts Myanmar-China Border Region...Panasonic AC new models on sale...Thayet Township Association (Yangon) to pay respects to the aged..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: 5th anniversary of distribution of Rinnai products celebrated... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beware of fire"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 March 2011
Date of publication: 10 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Existing farmland laws most appropriate to safeguard peasants’ rights - Pyithu Hluttaw continues first regular session for sixth day...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for sixth day Means approved at Amyotha Hluttaw for raising and replying to queries, submitting proposals, holding discussions..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Shwesandaw, Myasigon pagodas in Toungoo renovated...Energy Minister attends drilling ceremony for Ayeyawady River Crossing Pipeline...MBE Chairman inspects exam centres in Nay Pyi Taw District...Secretary-1 attends opening of No. 2 Pobbathiri Township Hospital...Objectives of the 66th Anniversary Armed Forces Day...Sony 3D Full HD Home projector introduced...Talks on rural libraries development and post-literary movement given...MDS launches McWill communication system...Kenbo Trophy Golf Tournament on 13 March...STI provides service on management course..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: MPPA members leave for Thailand...Vice-Chairman of Mandalay Region CCI leaves for Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Goods flow picks up pace in northern Shan State"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 March 2011
Date of publication: 09 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe visits 48th Myanma Gems Emporium...The Oasis Hotel commissioned into service...Education minister inspects exam centres...Industry-2 Minister inspects staff quarters in Nay Pyi Taw...MGH gets medical equipment for cancer patients...Junction Centre Nay Pyi Taw’s extended building inaugurated...Level-3 Diploma in Performing Arts introduced...Energy Minister meets Man oilfield general managers...Shape your kids’ future at ILBC...107 fires occur in February...STI providing international education services..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A & I Minister receives Israeli Ambassador, Japanese guest...D-G of Training, Research & Foreign Languages Department signs Condolence Book..... "PERSPECTIVES": "In the interest of people"..... ARTICLE: "Myanmar jade with best quality in the world" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Ko Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 March 2011
Date of publication: 08 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for fifth day - 15-member Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee formed - Government’s guarantees, pledges and undertakings shall be implemented within fixed period and on schedule...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw continues for fifth day - 15-member Government’s Guarantees, Pledges and Undertakings Vetting Committee formed - Committee shall present an interim report if Amyotha Hluttaw fails to present a final report on the scheduled day..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Education Minister Dr Chan Nyein inspects exam centres...ICT capacity building workshop in Myanmar 2011 opened...Pre-Thingyan Kenbo Golf Tournament (2011) held...Efforts necessary for national education promotion through parent-teacher cooperation - Secretary-1 visits hospitals, schools in Hsipaw...Energy Minister inspects seaport construction on Made Island...Amigos International Co Ltd introduces geological instruments to local market...Summer basic sports courses open..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Indian squad arrives for 2012 London Olympic..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve community health care"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 March 2011
Date of publication: 07 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister U Thein Sein attends opening of Lewe Township People’s Hospital...Commander visits Yenangyoung, Salin, Magway stations...F & R Minister meets officials in Mandalay Region...Mayor attends closing ceremony of MCDC’s Office Work Refresher Course...15021.75 acres of poppy plantation destroyed...Bagan publishes five Myanmar writers’ works...Respect-paying of BEHS No.2 Hline on 3 April...One injured in KNU mine blast...Images of opening of Lewe Township People’s Hospital (100-bed)...Teachers not only to teach but also to round the students in skills - Secretary-1 on inspection tour of Kyaukme District, Shan State (North)...Fifth graduation of University of Traditional Medicine held...Emergence of river-crossing bridges one after another reflects economic strength, spiritual power, technology and skills of the people - SPDC Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo attends opening ceremony of Hsipaw Bridge..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve quality and boost production of crops"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 March 2011
Date of publication: 06 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Boost production of marine products...Forestry Minister inspects fine wood factories, Wataya Jetty and Log Yard...AUX air conditioners on sale at Housing Exhibition...Dual Tech Training School, wins gold medal in Medal for Excellence 2010-2011...CP Open Tennis Tournament to hail Armed Forces Day...Commander visits local battalions in Sittway Station...Convocation of University for Development of National Races held...What causes HIV/AIDS, talked in Kyaikto...Thuta Pyokhin library building opened..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Ghanaian President...Tasting Thai Foods at Orange...First Global Education Exhibit in Myanmar on 10 March...Myanmar-Malaysia economic meeting on 10 March..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production of marine products"..... ARTICLES: "Good harvests of seasonal crops in Tatkon Township" Byline: Kyaw Thu Win (Myanma Alin); Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)..."Additional ferry runs for convenience of commuters" Byline Ye Win Hsaung (Kyemon); Photos: Maung Kyin Nar
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 March 2011
Date of publication: 05 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw Regular Session continues for fourth day - 15-member Hluttaw Rights Committee formed - Hluttaw Rights Committee formed to scrutinize cases concerning breach of duties, powers and rights of Hluttaw, Hluttaw Committee or Hluttaw representative...Amyotha Hluttaw carries on first regular session for fourth day - 15- member Hluttaw Rights Committee formed - Suitable number of members, nominations for members, chairman and secretary will be submitted to the hluttaw for approval..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Central Committee for organizing 48th Myanma Gems Emporium meets...Education Minister inspects preparations in exam centres...Basic English Language Course on Labour Affairs (1/2011) concludes...Opening, closing and prize-presenting ceremonies of Commanderin- Chief’s Shield Sepak Takraw Tournament (Navy) held...Car turnover kills 5, injures 16..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Victorious Myanmar archery team in the First Asian Archery Grand Prix 2011 honoured...Myanma Electric Power, eight companies sign contract..... "PERSPECTIVES": "The whole Ayeyawady Region seeing new roads and bridges"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 March 2011
Date of publication: 04 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw continues for third day - 15-member Public Accounts Committee formed...First regular sessions of Region and State Hluttaws held...Approval sought for number of committee members, nomination of chairpersons, secretaries and members, and duties, powers and rights of the bill committees and national races affairs committees...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw goes on for third day - 15-member Public Accounts Committee formed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...PBANRDA Minister attends gravel road opening ceremony...Construction Minister on inspection tour of Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo- Myothit-Kanbya (Magway) Road...Dy construction minister inspects Myaungmya-Labutta road...Talks on fire prevention given...Lifestyles Motors & Bike Show 2011 in Mandalay...Meeting on Prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission held...KNU’s mine wounds one civilian..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: MAI starts Yangon- Guangzhou flight schedule..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Build capacity of the youth"..... ARTICLE: "48th Myanma Gems Emporium to take place at Mani Yadana Jade Hall in Nay Pyi Taw" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Ko Htwe and Myo Myint (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 March 2011
Date of publication: 03 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: PBANRDA Minister inspects Maubin-Twantay Road Project...Western Command Commander inspects Sittway deepsea port...Aungtagon water supply station put into service...Operation Management Course at Wise...Shine Toothpaste selects third prize winner of lucky draw...Commander addresses Basic Buddhist Culture Course...100th Blood Donation...Glory to open engineering diploma courses...Library building opened in Hlinethaya Township...KMD’s Spring Special Sale on 5 March...Dr Tin Latt to give talk at MFF...Educative talks on traffic rules and fire prevention given in Toungoo..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: "Build capacity in public interests" Kyei Sin Tha [article on India-Burma links]...Energy Minister honours prize winners of ASEAN Awards Programme Contests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Peasantry to participate in democratization"..... ARTICLES: "Yeywa Hydropower Plant, showcase for skills of national experts" Byline: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Ko Htwe..."Build capacity in public interests" Kyei Sin Tha
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 March 2011
Date of publication: 02 March 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Regular sessions of the First Region and State Hluttaw held - Members of Legislative Committee and National Races Affairs Committee nominated...First regular session of Amyotha Hluttaw in its second day - Amyotha Hluttaw Bill Committee formed...Second day regular session of First Pyithu Hluttaw held Pyithu Hluttaw Bill Committee formed..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: In order to improve the agricultural sector, the government has been harnessing land and water resources to the best of its ability - The government is in pursuit of plans to manufacture farm machinery and tools since the nation needs transformation into mechanized farming in order that seasonal crops are grown as planned...Special Refresher Course No. 15 for Faculty Members opens...Traffic rules talks given at Yezin Agricultural Research Department...Commander inspects regional development tasks in Monywa, Kalay Districts...War veteran housing handed over in Myeik...Contract on 10-15 ton truck production project signed...Dy Construction Minister inspects Pathein- Ngaputaw Road...Workshop on CBR for Children with special needs continued...Kunchaung Hydropower Project shaping form..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work harder to boost agricultural production"..... ARTICLE: "The peasantry held in high esteem across the nation" Hlaing Bwa (Parami)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 March 2011
Date of publication: 01 March 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe attends ceremony to provide warded patients with aid, crutches...Special Refresher Course No.18 for Faculty Members opens...Shu Ma Nyee Travel & Photography Magazine hits bookshops...Hospitality Management Course at SRHMA in March...Industry-1 Minister addresses course opening ceremony...Shwedaung Township Association (Yangon) to hold general meeting...MSI to organize no-profit education tour...A&I Minister inspects Lawka Nanda River Water Pumping Station...Talks on traffic rules, trafficking in person given...Eight injured in Insein Township blast...4.4 magnitude quake jolts Taungdwingyi...Hlawga Park to run extra hours on Peasants’ Day...Significant night temperatures (28-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar-Austrian Entrepreneurs to meet on 17 March...Ministry of Mines, Russian company agree to measure amount of gold and related minerals deposits..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Prospering west bank of Ayeyawady River"..... ARTICLES: "Crops in abundance in Tatkon Township" Byline: Kyaw Thu Win (Myanma Alin): Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)..."High socio-economic status of peasantry, fundamental to national economic growth" Kyaw Ye Min
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 March 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 February 2011
Date of publication: 28 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Kyaukchaunggyi Bridge on Pathein-Chaungtha Road commissioned into service...Commander inspects regional development tasks...LOLANE launches new products...Talks on glaucoma held...Gallant opens applied engineering, applied computer courses...KNU mines wound civilians...MANA to meet on 15 March...Myanmar Info-Tech Corporation Ltd holds 9th Annual General Meeting...EP-2 Minister visits YESB...Dy Health Minister visits National Poison Control Center...Top dealers awarded at MCG dinner...Disaster Risks Reduction Course on 12 March...Title recipient monks conferred religious titles...Minibus plunges into valley, two dead and ten injured...One wounded in Papun mine blast...Mercy Malaysia hands over Kyondah Station Hospital (16-bed) to Health Department..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve sports standard for national pride"..... ARTICLE: "Thongwakyun embankment road helps improve socioeconomic status of local people" Article: Chingyar (Maubin); Photos: Tun Tun Naing (DAD)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 February 2011
Date of publication: 27 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Kyunchaung-Daungtha section of Kyangin- Pakokku Railroad Project commissioned...Wathee river water pumping station, Khabaung Multipurpose Dam Project inspected...Forestry Minister attends 5th Convocation of University of Forestry (Yezin)...Kenbo Golf Tournament in Muse on 2 March...EP-2 Minister attends conclusion of in-service courses...SWRR Minister inspects fire station project in Tamway...Dredgers in operations for better water courses in Ayeyawady River...Stake-driven ceremony for Pyinnya Tagon Library held...Significant night temperatures (26-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Promotion of industrial development and FDI discussed..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work closely for better public health care"..... ARTICLE: "Abide by traffic rules for a safer trip" Byline & Photos: A Reporter
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 February 2011
Date of publication: 26 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: 13th-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of members of Union Election Commission - Regular sessions of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw on 1st March to form Hluttaw Committees and carry out Hluttaw functions..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Viewsonic ViewPad computer introduced...Education, Living & Health Care Exhibition commences...Future Way to hold free entry exam for engineering course in Singapore...MBA of University of Wales available at STI Education...AUX air conditioner with a four-year warranty on sale...Profit-sharing contract on mass production of coal and limestone signed...IPRD opens Pyinnya Alin Library in Paletwa Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Labour Minister receives Executive Director of ILO mission...A&I Minister meets foreign guests...Industry-2 Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Create tourism industry to become greater business"..... ARTICLES: "Pyawbwe Township covered with various thriving crops" Byline & Photos: Myint Lwin Thein (Pyawbwe)..."Kyunhla on right track of cumulative development" Byline & Photos: Pyu Myint Oo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 February 2011
Date of publication: 25 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: 12th-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of Supreme Court Judges - Persons suitable to be appointed as members of Union Election Commission nominated... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Shine Construction Co., to take part in Education, Living & Health Care Exhibition...Religious title presentation to be held in Nay Pyi Taw...33rd Inter-State/Region Team Golf Championship-2011 on 8-11 March...Chuangxiang brand Computer Tables (Steel Frame) on sale...Commander attends military code of conduct contest...“A Collection of the Teachings of the Buddha” Volume (I) in circulation...Coordination meeting on Ayeyawady roads network development held...Farm census taken in Thayet Tsp...Pyinnya Alin library opens in Lashio Tsp..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Emir of the State of Kuwait... Prime Minister U Thein Sein felicitates Kuwaiti counterpart...Religious Affairs Minister receives Cambodian guests...FM felicitates Kuwaiti counterpart...UMFCCI meets guests from Vietnam and Sweden...Industry-2 Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Shape industrialized nation with harmonious efforts"..... ARTICLE: "Take preventive measures to avert fires" Interviewer: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 February 2011
Date of publication: 24 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mandalay Mayor inspects sanitation tasks...Raffles Hospital to partake in Education, Living & Health Care Exhibition...Man injured in KNU mine attack...Star Resources to open Receptionist & Flight Attendant course...Kenbo Cup Golf Tournament to be held...Talks on traffic rules given to university students...Model Pharma Co., Ltd to take part in Education, Living and Health Care Exhibition...Progress of road constructions inspected...Talks on Recent Climate Changes in Myanmar and Weather Outlook for 2011 on 5 March...Significant night temperatures (23-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: MAI launches maiden flight of Yangon-Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)...Victorious Myanmar archers back from First Asian Archery Grand Prix 2011...Want to learn B.A (Hons;) of University of Sunderland?...Religious Affairs Minister receives Korean guests...Industry-2 Minister receives KOICA Country Representative..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Preserve invaluable Myanmar traditional medicine"..... ARTICLES: "International Year of Forests (2011)" San Lwin..."Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)— pride of the nation" Article: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 February 2011
Date of publication: 23 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Eleventh-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of Auditor-General of the Union - Persons suitable to be appointed as judges of Supreme Court of the Union nominated..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander inspects development tasks in MraukU, Minbya and Myebon Tsps...CPT Minister inspects Yadanabon Myothit Project...Nursery and Midwifery Conference starts...Home for human trafficking victims opened in Muse...Meeting on holding religious title conferring and rice offering held...Forestry Minister visits fine wood products factories in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township...EP-2’s Refresher Course for High-level Officials commences...A collection of ‘Myanmar, the land we love’ and other articles comes out...Hospital exam centres to be opened for inpatient matriculation exam candidates...KNU mine injures civilians...Computer courses in MCC Training Institute (Yatanarpon)...Captain Manual in circulation...New building for “Khant” Library opens in Sittway Township...Significant night temperatures (22-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Sultan of Brunei...Prime Minister felicitates Sultan of Brunei...FM sends felicitations to Brunei counterpart...Delegation of Myanma Motion Picture Enterprise leaves for Malaysia..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Environmental conservation for better world"..... ARTICLES: "The noblest task for purification, perpetuation, propagation and promotion of the Buddha Sasana" Ba Sein (Religious Affairs)..."First Chaungtha Beach Festival to attract more tourists" Byline: Zin Htoo
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 February 2011
Date of publication: 22 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Tenth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of Attorney-General of the Union - Person suitable to be appointed as Auditor-General of the Union nominated...Regular sessions of First Region and State Hluttaws continue - Approval sought for nomination of Chief Justice, Judges of Region or State High Courts..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Setsan Village BEHS (Satsu) gets new building...National C’ship Tennis Tourney: 26 Feb to 2 March...Want to join BA (Hons) Course of Wales University?...MCDC family Htamane contest held...CEO Magazine organizes Myanmar Executive Forum...Rail Transportation Minister inspects Yangon (Hlinethaya)- Pathein (Begarat) Railroad Project..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Transport Minister meets Chairman of CCCC TDG Tainjin Dredging Co., Ltd and party of the PRC..... "PERSPECTIVES": "New bridges add impetus to transport"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 February 2011
Date of publication: 21 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, wife Daw Mya Mya San attend Buddha Pujaniya of Maha Shwesigyi Pagoda, rice offering ceremony...EP-2 Minister attends course concluding ceremony...230-KV Hlinethaya-Ahlon Power Grid construction site inspected...Winners of PEP Photo Contest-2011 awarded...Talks on traffic rules given...IEMS Company Limited to participate in Housing & Building Exhibition 2011...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San pay homage to Bhamo Monastery Sayadaw in Mandalay...Industry-2 Minister visits Thagara Industrial Region...41st ISR Cycling Competition 2011 commences...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye, wife view surgical operation on eye patients at Kanbalu Township People’s Hospital..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar Archery team achieve five gold and one silver..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Personal hygiene: good for your health"..... ARTICLE: "Pale Township to witness network of inter-village roads" Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Hla Moe (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 February 2011
Date of publication: 20 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Mya (North) field oil well (B), Phase 1 - development of Shwe project, starts drilling...Pyinyaung Bridge commissioned into service in Thazi Township...Commander attends Indian Pharma Expo-2011, religious ceremonies...Commander inspects progress of Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon)...University of Veterinary Science (1987 Batch) alumni to meet on 26 March...Ayeyawady Bridge (Nyaungdon) being installed with steel trusses...Myanma traditional chess open contest kicks off...Best Battery at Automobile & Living Products Show-2011...SMS application services displayed at Software & Solution Exhibition...UMFCCI, Education Resources Pte., Ltd and British Council Myanmar ink MoU...Baking at Star...IT courses at 3W...Sailun tyres on sale at Automobile & Living Products Show...Industry-1 Maung Myanmar Cycling Contest held in Welaung...Digital scales on sale at Automobile & Living products Show...Fire drill conducted in Pobbathiri Township...Talks on traffic rules given..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: MAI to run Yangon-Guangzhou, Yangon-Siem Reap...EP-2 Minister receives Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Value national culture and traditional costumes"..... ARTICLE: "Asian Wings airline—the epitome of better air travel" Byline & Photos: Maung Yin Kyay (Tachilek)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 February 2011
Date of publication: 19 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Ninth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of Union Election Commission Chairman - Person suitable to be appointed as Attorney-General of the Union nominated...Regular sessions of first Region and State Hluttaws go on - Approval sought for nomination of Advocate-General, Auditor-General of Regions or States - Nomination of executive committee members of Leading Bodies of Self-Administered Division and Self-Administered Zone approved..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: CSSTB conducts Experience Sharing Workshop...Talks and reading skills contest held in Lashio District...Liver diseases talks held...New Myanmar GPS product Polar Star introduced...JE-2 proficiency course concludes...KNU’s heavy weapon kills four local people, wounds three...MEPE, eight companies sign contracts...Fire engine driver course concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Maintain Inlay Lake for its greening"..... ARTICLE: "High time to take strides to national goal without economic sanctions" Maung Hmat
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 February 2011
Date of publication: 18 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Eighth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for appointment of Union Chief Justice Person suitable to be appointed as Union Election Commission Chairman nominated... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: MYANMAR GAZETTE...Computer, English proficiency courses conclude...Talks on liver transplant held...Untimely rainfall warning..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Prince of Saudi Arabia, wife donate cash to cyclone Giri-hit victims, MMCWA (Central)...Indian Pharmaceuticals Exposition 2011 on 17-19 Feb..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Library for all"..... ARTICLES: "National reconsolidation can be achieved only through non-violence stance" Nga Min Swe..."New RG truck-mounted drilling rigs, ready to tap underground water" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos; Ko Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 February 2011
Date of publication: 17 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Seventh-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for number of Union Supreme Court Judges - Person suitable to be appointed as Chief Justice of Union nominated... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Matriculation students to take out identity cards...CPT Minister inspects Nay Pyi Taw Auto-Exchange...True Value to display Geo Informatics Solutions at Software & Solution Exhibition...New Building of Pyinnya Alin Library in Pale Township opens...Workshop on Taking Agricultural Census held in Pale Township...Myanmar Book Centre opens Taw Win Centre Branch...Nanda Thein Zan to give talk at MFF hall...True Value Solution to participate in Software & Solution Exhibition 2011...Contracts signed for purchase of electrical equipment...C-in-C (Navy)’s Shield Table Tennis Championship concludes... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A&I Minister meets UNOPS Resident Representative...Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Chinese Vice-Minister of Commerce...Significant night temperatures (16-2-2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fight leprosy"..... ARTICLE: "Economic sanctions only a tactic of colonialists to create neo-colony of neo-colonialism" Kyaw Myint Naing
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 February 2011
Date of publication: 16 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Sixth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Number of UEC members approved Proposal submitted for the number of judges of Union Supreme Court...Fourth-day regular session of First Chin State Hluttaw held - One cancelled out of nine State approved ministers by the State Hluttaw... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: K Link to showcase Kaspersky at Software & Solution Exhibition...National-level Monsoon Forum held...MCC, AIT to conduct bachelor in engineering courses...Dy Construction Minister inspects Kyahtoo bridge construction site...Industry-1 Maung Myanmar Men’s/Women’s Cycling Contest on 19 Feb...SPDC Secretary-1 Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo comforts hospitalized Hluttaw representatives...Slight earthquake jolts...Significant night temperatures (15-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe felicitates DPRK National Defence Commission Chairman...Rice Production and climate change discussed...A&I Minister receives FAO Resident Representative..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Nurture students with strong Union Spirit"..... ARTICLE: "Sanctions" Yan Gyi Aung (continued from yesterday)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 21 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 February 2011
Date of publication: 15 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Fifth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for nine members, Chairperson of Constitutional Tribunal of the Union - Proposal submitted to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw to form Union Election Commission...Third-day regular session of First Region or State Hluttaws commence simultaneously - Approval sought for ministers of Regions or States Nomination of national race representatives approved for National Race Affairs Ministers..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 13th Plenary Meeting of SSMNC 10-11 March, Fifth Meeting of SCWCS 13-15 March...Thayuchaung Bridge on Pathein-Monywa Road in commission...Literary talks held in Dabayin, YeU, KhinU townships...Village fire in Magway Tsp leaves 800 homeless...Best Battery sets reduced prices in return for customers’ choice...True Value to showcase Spector Soft at Exhibition......Moderate earthquake jolts..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Prime Minister sends message of felicitations to Serbian counterpart...FM felicitates Serbian counterpart... "Sanctions" Yan Gyi Aung (Continued from yesterday)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take relaxation and knowledge at Safari Park (Nay Pyi Taw)"..... ARTICLE: "Sanctions" Yan Gyi Aung (Continued from yesterday)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 February 2011
Date of publication: 14 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Natural gas found at Thingadon Test-well No. 1 in Pale Township...Western Command Commander inspects regional development tasks...STI holds anniversary and course concluding ceremony...Myanma Construction Directory hits bookshops...Applied retail management course at WISE...Software & Solution Exhibition 2011 on 18 Feb...Construction Minister inspects Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Myothit- Kanbya (Magway) Road...Yangon observes 64th Anniversary Union Day...48th State/Region Tennis Tournament kicks off...Kayan Home for the Aged gets tube well...Commander inspects Mogok-PyinOoLwin (Yenge) motor road...Libraries opened in Kayan Tsp to mark Union Day...Traffic rules offenders taken by surprise in Mawlamyine..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: "Sanctions" Yan Gyi Aung ["...Although the basic concept is very clear, sanction-imposing countries have never uncovered the concept in public. Instead, they shout that their sanctions have no impact on the people of the target country and that there are very few people who are affected by the sanctions. When humanitarian activists strongly prove and claim that sanctions can adversely affect the innocent people and children (after the Iraq war), the imposers come to change their voice and say that their sanctions cash in on the target ones and that they try to do least harm to the innocent..."]..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Entire people to actively conserve forests"..... ARTICLES: "Organic fruits to gain foothold in local, international markets" Byline: Ye Win Hsaung (Kyemon): Photos: Zaw Win (Kyemon)..."Sanctions" Yan Gyi Aung ["...Although the basic concept is very clear, sanction-imposing countries have never uncovered the concept in public. Instead, they shout that their sanctions have no impact on the people of the target country and that there are very few people who are affected by the sanctions. When humanitarian activists strongly prove and claim that sanctions can adversely affect the innocent people and children (after the Iraq war), the imposers come to change their voice and say that their sanctions cash in on the target ones and that they try to do least harm to the innocent..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB - full version; 103K - text only)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs11/NLM2011-02-14-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 February 2011
Date of publication: 13 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host Union Day reception and dinner...SPDC Member U Tin Aye addresses Safari Park (Nay Pyi Taw) opening ceremony...Special Refresher Course No. 40 for Basic Education Teachers concludes at CICS (Upper Myanmar)...Patients with eyesight complaints in Sittway District receive free treatment...Essay contest held to mark Union Day...State Flag hoisting and saluting ceremony held in Nay Pyi Taw to mark 64th Anniversary Union Day 2011...Commander attends opening of new roads...Multiplier course on farmland census collection opened in Bilin...Stake driven for Aleinmar Library in Bilin Township...Botany graduates pay respects to old teachers......"PERSPECTIVES": "March towards the desired goal".....ARTICLES: "Sanctions, Daw Suu Kyi and NLD" Yan Gyi Aung "...If Daw Suu Kyi and the NLD keep going to the wrong way ignoring the fact that today’s Myanmar is marching to a new era, new system and new political platforms paving the way for democracy, they will meet their tragic ends. Pointing out that, I would like to invite them to cooperate with the people in building a democratic nation in the interests of the nation and the people..."]
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB - full version; 109K - text only)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs11/NLM2011-02-13-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 February 2011
Date of publication: 12 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Second-day regular sessions of first Region and State Hluttaws take place - Approval sought to designate chief ministers, numbers of ministries, ministers and high court judges in Regions and States...Fourth-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for Union Ministers - Nine members, Chairperson for Constitutional Tribunal of the Union submitted to Pyidaungsu Hluttaw.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Democracy system introduced to the Union of Myanmar still in its infancy - It is required of entire national people to safeguard, build together newly-introduced democracy system adopted with combined efforts of government, people and Tatmadaw [message sent by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe on the occasion of the 64th Anniversary of Union Day]....Mandalay Mayor visits Yadanabon Bank...Ngayokekaung TV retransmission station in Ayeyawady Region launched...MLF officials visit libraries in Kawa, Thanatpin Townships...World ultra slim monitor on the market...Special Refresher Course No. 74 for basic education teachers concludes...Wunpan TV retransmission station in Shan State (South) put into service...Night temperatures likely to keep on falling...KNU mine kills one innocent people, wounds three...Coord meeting on Myanmar tennis development held....."PERSPECTIVES": "Accomplish Union Day objectives".....ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64thANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Panglong Conference of 1947 and today’s objective conditions of the nation" Thakin Tin Mya..."Shan State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council".....CARTOON: "A Union meal"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB - full version; 123K - text only)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs11/NLM2011-02-12-text.pdf
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 February 2011
Date of publication: 11 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "All national races have remained united" [Sr. Gen. Than Shwe]...Rakhine State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council - Colourful Rakhine State...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Bomb blast kills two innocent people, wounds six in Myawady - Officials provide necessary assistance to the injured...270 drug-related cases exposed in January...Libraries in Thanlyin Tsp benefit from donation...State Flag saluting ceremony to be broadcast live..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Iranian President...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye sends felicitations to Iranian First Vice President...FM sends felicitations to Iranian counterpart...Malaysia Palm Oil Base Product Seminar & Exhibition held..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Join hands for development of Myanmar’s rural area"..... ARTICLES: HAILING 64TH ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: Rakhine State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council..."Plot to break up the Union, unacceptable to the people" Kyaw Ye Min.....POEM: "All in harmony and unison".....CARTOON: "The symbol of Union"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 11 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 February 2011
Date of publication: 10 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Third-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw held - Approval sought for number of Union Government Ministries and Union ministers from Pyidaungsu Hluttaw - Names of nominated persons for Union ministers submitted..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Work carried out with dedication for development of border areas [Sr. Gen. Than Shwe]...Roads put into services to hail 64th Anniversary Union Day...A visit to Safari Park (Nay Pyi Taw) on 12 February...Taninthayi to vie with Ayeyawady for Union Shield...KNU’s mine injures villager...New roads, tube wells emerge to mark 64th Anniversary Union Day...FSD organizes paper reading session...Hlawga Park to add an opening hour on Union Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Appointment of Canadian Ambassador to Myanmar agreed on...Talks on My Experience at the United Nations given..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Fine characteristics of the Union"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64thANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Modern, developed discipline-flourishing democratic nation will surely emerge soon" Maung Mahn Nyo..."Mon State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council".....POEM: "Our Union".....CARTOON: "In oneness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 February 2011
Date of publication: 09 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Second-day regular session of First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw takes place - Designated numbers of Union Government ministries, Union ministers submitted... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Friendship and harmony have been further consolidated" (Sr. Gen Than Shwe)...Construction Minister inspects upgrading of Koebin-Thagara Road...Worn-out bank notes exchangeable...Gusto to open programming course...9th AGM of Myanmar Info-Tech on 26 Feb...Car collision leaves one dead, 10 injured...Press conference on Education, Living and Health Care Exhibition held...Landfall kills two, injures two others...Chin State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council...KNU's mine injures innocent civilians...Significant night temperatures (8-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar delegation back home after paying study visit to India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production of all crops"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64thANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Cultivate patriotic spirit correctly" Tun Lin Latt ["In connection with equal rights of all national races, Article (34) says “Every citizen is equally entitled to freedom of conscience and the right to freely profess and practise religion subject to public order, morality or health and to the other provisions of this constitution”..."].....POEM: "Union Day as testimony"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: PDF (2.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 February 2011
Date of publication: 08 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "All national races like a stem with one hundred fruits" ["World anthropologists have recognized that of the anthropoid primates excavated around the world, the primate discovered in the Union of Myanmar dates back to the period about 40 million years ago. The Union is home to all the national races, like a stem with one hundred fruits in it. Therefore, the long history of the Union of Myanmar is the same, that of the national races." Senior General Than Shwe Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (from the message sent on the occasion of 63rd Anniversary Union Day)]...Kayin State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council - Colourful Kayin State...Coord meeting for boosting agricultural produce held...Dip in BA at MAMT...Commander inspects Kyeinpinse-Zalun Road...Commander looks into progress of new Strand Road...MPPE hold meeting on fuel distribution of private filling stations...JE-2 Proficiency Course opened...Central Bank opens Basic and Advanced Computer Course No.1/2011...iora (Singapore) Women’s wear fashion shop opens...Respect-paying of Nay Pyi Taw Pyinmana BEHS No. 2 held...Repaved roads commissioned into service in Kyaikto, Tangyan...Significant night temperatures (7-2-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Kyaw Tin accredited to Canada...Ambassador U Thant Kyaw presents credential to President of European Council...Ambassador U Thant Kyaw presents credential to President of European Commission...Hospitality Operation & Service Course at Star Resources...Basic Remote Sensing System course on 19 Feb...UMFCCI, JCCY, JETRO discuss boosting trade..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Magway Region poised to enjoy greater development"..... ARTICLES: HAILING 64TH ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Kayin State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council": Progress of Kayin State; Projects to be implemented for progress of Kayin State..."Panglong Conference to regain independence; Union Spirit to build new developed democratic nation" Maung Nwe Sit.....POEM: "Try hard Myanmars".....CARTOON: "Towards the goal"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 February 2011
Date of publication: 07 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: "Little knowledge is dangerous" Maung Deh Doe ["...They can demand some amendments to the bills if necessary. If they meet a quorum, they can impeach the President, Vice-Presidents and ministers. They can submit a case to amend the constitution. They can speak and hold discussions freely in the hluttaws in accordance with the constitution. Regarding the submitting, discussing and performing at hluttaws, no action can be taken against hluttaw representatives. These principles are prescribed in the 2008 constitution approved with the votes of the majority of the people. There may be no other constitutions that work as well as that does. In democracy, the minority has to comply with the stances of the majority, and the stances of the minority are to be taken into consideration. That is a noble process. Only now, is the process introduced in our country..."]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Duty of all national races" [from the message sent by Sr Gen. Than Shwe on the occasion of 63rd Anniversary Union Day]...Stake driven for construction of Advanced Zeyathiri Stadium...Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe of Ministry of Defence attends opening of Tawwin Centre and Cineplex...8th Leprosy Elimination Day Commemoration Ceremony observed...Singapore Education Road Show 2011 on 11 Feb...Ayeyawady Bank (Monywa Branch), Zigon-Karbo rural tarred road open...Energy Minister inspects Thakayta offshore logistic base...TMW introduces Sony 3D...Crown to explain engineering subjects, job opportunities...HR Course at Wise International School...IELTS for entrance to international universities...Weather report..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Abide by traffic rules"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64thANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Little knowledge is dangerous" Maung Deh Doe...Kayah State gaining development momentum in the time of State Peace and Development Council - Colourful Kayah State.....POEM: "A bridge to New Age".....CARTOON: "Patriotism"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 February 2011
Date of publication: 06 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: "Keep taking regular strides democratically" Kyaw Ye Min [Article]..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Preserve national solidarity with Union Spirit [from the message sent by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe on the occasion of 60th Anniversary Union Day]...Flow of local products will be faster among regions and states than ever before - Daungnay Creek Bridge, 255th facility, commissioned...University of Agriculture, Myanma Agriculture Service furnished with teaching aids...Service medals awarded to staff of CPT Ministry...Contracts signed for massive production of limestone, coal, and ionized bauxite...Final rites of Kyakhatwaing Sayadaw on 9 Feb, ashes to be floated down on 10 Feb...Mass production of coal in Kalewa signed...No. 1 BEPS Dagon Myothit (North) honours outstanding teachers, students...Maruart laminate flooring on display in Lifestyles Expo...Kachin State gaining development momentum in the time of State - Colourful Kachin State...Projects to be implemented for progress of Kachin State...Low pressure area over Southwest of Bay..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UN chief hails election in Myanmar...Chinese leaders congratulate newly elected Myanmar leaders...China congratulates newly-elected Myanmar leaders..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Have an optimistic view of Myanmar’s real situation"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64th ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Keep taking regular strides democratically" Kyaw Ye Min... Peace and Development Council.....POEM: "Unity the only means".....CARTOON: "Ever-lasting of sovereignty"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 February 2011
Date of publication: 05 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Meeting of Group of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw representatives-elect of Presidential Electoral College held - U Thein Sein elected as President, Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo, Dr. Sai Mauk Kham (a) Maung Ohn as Vice-Presidents..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Various national races share joys and sorrows [from the message sent by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe on the occasion of the 59th Anniversary Union Day]...Commander attends opening of Lifestyles Expo 2011...Global Health Workforce Alliance Award-2011 goes to Myanmar midwife...Future Myanmar Business Report introduced...Myanmar Calendar Advisory Board points out different transitional period stated in some calendars...Dhammapuja, final rites of Kyakhatwaing Sayadaw 6-9 Feb...Weather report...Conference of Anaesthetic Surgeons kicks off...Speeding car overturns on Mandalay-Lashio Road killing five, injuring five...Strong earthquake jolts..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: International community had misunderstood Myanmar regarding human rights because anti-government groups and certain powers, which aided and abetted the groups, were one-sidedly manufacturing fabrications - Constitution of Myanmar carried a separate chapter about fundamental rights of citizens whose standards and norms were on a par with that of international constitutions..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Take great care of the health of mothers and children"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 64th ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Perpetuation of the Union, fundamental cause of all national races" Ko Ko Maung Gyi.....POEM: The pride of the Union.....CARTOON: Strength of unity
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 February 2011
Date of publication: 04 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Meeting of Group of Pyithu Hluttaw representativeselect of Presidential Electoral College resumes...Group of Defence Services Personnel Representatives elects Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo as Vice-President...Meeting of Amyotha Hluttaw representatives-elect group of Presidential Electoral College resumes..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Guard the nation with political awareness [from the message sent by Sr. Gen Than Shwe on the occasion of the 63rd Anniversary Independence Day]...Shine Group takes part in Lifestyles Expo 2011...Roads, tube-well opened to hail 64th Anniversary Union Day...Skirmish between two insurgent groups in Kyaikmaraw leaves one innocent villager dead...Commander attends opening of Mandalay Exhibition 2011...Perennial Crops Diploma Training School opened in Myeik...Lifestyles Expo 2011 kicks off...Fires break out in Lewe, Pathein...Khin Pyone Mon Indonesian batik at Lifestyles Expo 2011...Pyinnya Alin library opens in Tangyan Tsp, Northern Shan State...One injured in mine blast planted by KNU in Papun Township...STI to confer certificates, hold talks on 13 Feb...Green World to open marketing courses on 7 Feb...Strategy First Institute to conduct diploma courses in March...Myaungmya BEHS-3 pays respects to teachers...Depression becomes low pressure..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to Sri Lankan President...Ambassador U Than Swe presents credentials to Mexican President...FM felicitates Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister...Dinner party of MBA course trainees...Prime Minister U Thein Sein sends message of felicitations to Sri Lankan counterpart...UMFCCI meets Thai delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "National brethren, united we stand"..... ARTICLES: HAILING THE 64th ANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Second Panglong conference verges upon the absurd" Maung Su San.....POEM: "The 64th Anniversary".....CARTOON: "Results of unity and harmony"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 February 2011
Date of publication: 03 February 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Strong sense of nationalistic spirit" [extract fromn a message by Sr. Gen. Than Shwe]...Contract signed to purchase 30,000 metric tons of 80/100 type tar...Industry-2 Ministry holds work coordination meeting...Silent Killer and selected health articles comes out...KNU’s landmine left one civilian injured...Nilar Win secures champion in 2nd Tournament of ITF...Mdy Mayor inspects incinerator, stone grinder...Concordia offers printer, copier discounts...Joint Sangharaja of Shwegyin Nikaya passes away...Objectives of 64th Anniversary Union Day (2011)...Shwebin Ngwebin U Than Tun Company partaking in Lifestyles Expo-2011...Hsimeekhon BEHS in Myingyan Township gets new building...Taninthayi beat Bago, Yangon tie with Sagaing in Union shield football tourney.....FOREIGN RELATIONS: Advanced Education Road Show on 13 Feb...Crown Education to organize Singapore Education Road Show on 11 Feb..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Attract tourists"..... ARTICLES: "Thriving summer paddy with water of Yaybok Dam" Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA) Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)...HAILING THE 64thANNIVERSARY UNION DAY: "Don’t trivialize the national cause" Banyar Aung - National brethren United we stand.....POEM: "Happy anniversary" ]"* Our peaceful and tranquil country Free from all dangers Striving all national people For developing country Our golden land Beautiful in every aspect Lots of roads and bridges Blossoming like flowers Dawn of golden era The country at present..."] .....CARTOON: "Union Spirit"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 February 2011
Date of publication: 02 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Group of Defence Services Personnel Representatives of Presidential Electoral College carries out vice-presidential electoral process...Group of Pyithu Hluttaw representatives-elect of Presidential Electoral College meets..."MPs to shape the future of the nation" ["Perspectives"]...Pyithu Hluttaw representatives meet for vice-president nomination...Group of Amyotha Hluttaw representatives-elect nominates vice-presidents...Amyotha Hluttaw Representatives-elect group of Presidential Electoral College meets..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Commander inspects progress of Wamkaung-Gyobyu railroad section...Kayan Township gets village library...Twiste Stepper awarded to winners in Mr and Ms Myanmar Contest...Lifestyles Expo-2011 on 3 Feb...Education Road Show 2011 on GAC on 11 Feb...Aleinmar Pyokhin Library opened in Kayan Township...ISR Football Tournament continues...Talk on Industrial Promotion & FDI on 18 Feb...Bus conductor succumbs to injuries...Leather jerkins available at Myanmarpyi-hmar Sun Shine...Slight earthquake jolts...MMCWA (Central) provides nutritious food to pregnant mothers in Pyawbwe...Gallant opens engineering courses...Diploma in Software Engineering Course in second week of Feb..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Singapore to vie for first place in tennis championships..... "PERSPECTIVES": "MPs to shape the future of the nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 February 2011
Date of publication: 01 February 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw regular session commences with cent per cent attendance of Pyithu Hluttaw representatives, Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw representatives - Invitation of Speaker of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw read for convening Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann extends greetings at first regular Pyithu Hluttaw Session...Thura U Shwe Mann, U Nanda Kyaw Swar elected as Speaker, Dy Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw respectively in accordance with the provisions in the Chapter-V of the Pyithu Hluttaw Bylaws...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint extends greetings at first Amyotha Hluttaw regular session...Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Speaker U Khin Aung Myint addresses first Pyidaungsu Hluttaw regular session...U Khin Aung Myint elected as Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker, U Mya Nyein elected as Deputy Speaker...Regular sessions of first Region/State Hluttaws opened - Chairpersons, Hluttaw speakers and Deputy Hluttaw speakers elected in respective Region/State Hluttaws - Election processes carried out in line with provisions of Chapters (IV) and (V) of Region/State Hluttaw Bylaws...First Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Regular Session held Speaker U Khin Aung Myint addresses the session...First Amyotha Hluttaw regular session commences with cent per cent attendance of Amyotha Hluttaw representatives and Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw representatives..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Mr and Ms Myanmar Contest 2011 held...Village development bridge inaugurated in Taikkyi Township...Tube-well, gravel road put into service in Myingyan Township...Old students of Lashio BEHS-2 to pay respects to teachers...Brief on persuasion in economic subjects 11 Feb...Education Road Show to explain preparation for entrance test 11 Feb...18 armed group members exchange arms for peace in September, October, December in 2010..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost production of organic fruit and vegetables"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 31 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 31 January 2011
Date of publication: 31 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Suspension towers of Hlinethaya-Ahlon 230KV power grid under construction...Networking courses at NetInfo on 6 Feb...Education Roadshow 2011 on 11 Feb...Hlawn Moe Thu opens Bag Collection Shop in Dagon Tsp...SWRR Minister inspects departments in Shan State (North)...Objectives of 64th Anniversary Union Day (2011)...Thingangyun Township WJA to meet on 6 Feb...JE-1 Refresher Course concludes...Hotel management diploma courses at Asia Masters...Reminder for mariners...Yangon Mayor attends road-opening ceremonies...Tube-well launched to honour 64th Anniversary Union Day...Mingaladon BEHS-2 holds annual meeting...16th respect-paying of BEHS (Panson) held...Students of UHS to pay respects to old teachers...Reminder for mariners...Hole-in-one...Stake driven for village library building in Kanma Township...Significant night temperatures (30-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: "Football pitches under construction to host SEA Games" Byline: Soe Mar Mar; Photos: Zaw Kyemon...Second Tournament of ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 Group (2) goes on...Hlawn Moe Thu opens Bag Collection Shop in Dagon Tsp..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Choose hygienic fruit and vegetables"..... ARTICLES: "Football pitches under construction to host SEA Games" Byline: Soe Mar Mar; Photos: Zaw Kyemon..."Livestock Breeding Zone in Hpa-an" Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 February 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 30 January 2011
Date of publication: 30 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: All Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw representatives arrive in Nay Pyi Taw - Representatives enjoying convenient accommodation, meals and transport.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Golden nut fixed at first truss of Ayeyawady River Bridge (Nyaungdon)...Junior Engineer-2 Basic Proficiency Course concludes...5th ILBC Arts & Science Fair held...Fire demonstration, educative talks held in Bayintnaung Market...UMFCCI to open training courses...Pyinnya Ahman Library in Tatkon Tsp opens...UDNR trainees tour Bagan Ancient Cultural Region...AUX air-conditioners on market...Bicycles, spare parts on sale at Win Thuza shops...Star Resource to open International Bakery & Pastry Course...UMFCCI to hold talks on 5 Feb...Wise to open Certificate in Financial Management course...Respect-paying ceremony at Kyaukkyi (BEHS-2) on 19 Feb...Milky Way to be in Lifestyles Expo-2011...Cash donated for social welfare tasks in Pyuntaza...Sub-working groups of MWAF donate cash and kind for girls...Wash N’ Care Linen Rental & Commercial Laundry Services Center opens...First 2011 Engineering Day observed...Traditional Foods and Utensils Sales 12-14 Feb...Talks on prevention against HIV/AIDS held in Gangaw...Significant night temperatures (29-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A&I Minister receives Chinese, British, FAO guests...ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 continues...MBA General Secretary meets Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Protect natural environment to ensure rich biodiversity"..... ARTICLE: "No (3) Automobile Factory (Magway), a step forward in Myanma motorcar production" Article: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Than Oo (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 29 January 2011
Date of publication: 29 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Pyithu Hluttaw representatives and Amyotha Hluttaw representatives arrive in Nay Pyi Taw - Convenient accommodation, meals and transport services provided to representatives.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Defence Ministry team clinch title in Inter-Ministry Women’s Volleyball Championship...F&R Ministry holds work coord meeting good verbal skills. Next, managing directors, directors-general, and officials reported on work progress and future plans. At the meeting on 25 January, Central Bank of Myanmar Governor U Than Nyein reported on works to be done on banking services and monetary matters. Deputy Minister U Hla Thein Swe made supplementary reports. Later, the minister gave concluding remarks. MNA Auditor-General’s Office, directors of States and Regions meet Junior Engineer-2 Proficiency Course (Basic) concludes Minister...Auditor-General’s Office, directors of States and Regions meet...Dual Gasifier on sales...Junior Engineer-2 Proficiency Course (Basic) concludes...Introduction to Future Myanmar Business Report Magazine on 4 Feb...Flag of victory presented to Magway Region football team...Pencils, ball pens for both left- and right-handed kids...Respect-paying ceremony of Mandalay BEHS (16) on 30 Jan...Death of over three dozens of cattle in Phakant Tsp caused by pesticide...Motorcycle accident leaves one dead, two in critical condition...Slight earthquake hits Myothit Tsp..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: 1st tournament of ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 concludes..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Broaden your horizons through reading"..... ARTICLES: "100-bed Bogale People’s Hospital: Health care for local people" Byline & Photos: Yan Gyi Aun..."Myanmar ICT Week satisfies thirst for ICT knowledge" Byline: Tin Htwe (MNA); Photos: Ko Htwe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 29 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 28 January 2011
Date of publication: 28 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar Special Economic Zone Law enacted...MYANMAR GAZETTE...RCC work launched at Upper Paunglaung Hydropower Project...Myanma Insurance honours staff’s outstanding offspring...Bomb planted beneath gas pipeline cleared...547 Trading Company to hold sales festival...Amigos, Myanmar sole agent, distributes survey instruments...Tube-wells sunk in Pyawbwe Tsp to tap underground water...Auditor proficiency course concludes...Cholera breaks out in Taungdwingyi Township - Local authorities, medical staff provide assistance, medical treatment...Monywa BEHS No. 3 to pay respects to retired teachers...Ascensia to explain preparation for school entrance on 11 February...Religious Affairs Ministry organizes AELC No (1)...Honouring certificates presented to chairmen and members of District/Township Subcommissions in Yangon Region...Significant night temperatures (27-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: F&R Ministry, EXIM Bank of China sign loan agreements in presence of Secretary-1 of SPDC Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo...Foreign Minister attends ASEAN-China Foreign Minister’s Meeting on Connectivity...Nilar Win clinches title in ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships...Secretary-1Thiha Thura U Tin Aung Myint Oo receives Chinese guests...Kanpauk Temporary Office, Base of Zawtika Project open...F&R Minister receives Vice-President of EXIM Bank of China..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost quality textile products"..... ARTICLE: "Dala Township with direct access to Ayeyawady Region" Byline & Photos: Than Swe (Pabedan)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 28 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 27 January 2011
Date of publication: 27 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Date, time set for Pyithu Hluttaw, Amyotha Hluttaw representatives to report to Nay Pyi Taw Hluttaw Office..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Talks on medical biochemistry and cancer biology on 11 Feb...Lectures given for scoring higher matriculation pass rate in Mandalay District...PTT lubricants credits dealers...SSA (Ywet Sit) mine kills one in Shan State (East)...Nay Pyi Taw International Airport completed by 23.10%...A&I Minister inspects canal, lake and dam in Meiktila, Pyawbwe Tsps...UDNR trainees tour Mandalay Region...Nawngwo TV retransmission station put into service in Shan State (South)...Model paddy plot harvested in Monywa Tsp...Significant night temperatures (26-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 Group (2) goes on...Appointment of [Czech] Ambassador agreed on...Health Minister receives Japanese guest...Talks on Australian education system on 11 February..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Railroads stretching throughout west bank of Ayeyawady River"..... ARTICLE: "Zwegabin expecting a good harvest of crops" Byline: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA); Photos: Tha Nyan (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 26 January 2011
Date of publication: 26 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hainggyikyun TV retransmission station starts functioning...Engineering, vocational courses at Glory Training Centre...Commander attends fresher welcome of Pathein University...Mayor opens concrete roads in Yangon...Delight Trading Co. Ltd opens showroom...Peace Myanmar Electric gets ISO 9001:2008 Certificate...MWJA holds Knowledge Bank paper-reading session...Yatanarpon Myothit (North) private housing project inspected...Reckless driving: major cause of traffic accidents...Use of combined paddy harvester demonstrated in Meiktila Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends felicitations to Indian President...Senior General Than Shwe felicitates Governor-General of Australia...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye felicitates Indian Vice-President...Prime Minister U Thein Sein felicitates Indian counterpart...Prime Minister U Thein Sein sends felicitations to Australian Prime Minister...Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Indian counterpart...Foreign Affairs Minister felicitates Australian counterpart...Agreement signed for holding technical seminars...F&R Minister receives World Bank officials...PBANRDA Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Sports Minister receives Chinese Ambassador...Myanmar, Thailand focus on Employment of Myanmar Workers in Thailand...JICA concludes MTSAT data utilization training course..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Use electric power most efficiently"..... ARTICLE: "Ywathaya, the first-ever village of solar power in Myanmar" Byline: Maung Maung Myint Swe; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 25 January 2011
Date of publication: 25 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: In future, large hydropower projects must be implemented successfully with domestic industrial products, national experts and national skilled workers only - Relocated villages from project area have been provided with all forms of aids including water, electric power, buildings and religious buildings...Natkanlei-Kyaukpon road in Kyaukpadaung Tsp opened...MCDC meets for Mayor’s Cup Vegetables and Fruit Show and Contest...Education, Living & Health Care Exhibition on 25-28 Feb...Middle Paunglaung Hydropower Project launched...Labour Minister, Yangon Mayor attend opening of new concrete roads...Dy Construction Minister inspects Ayeyawady Bridge (Yadanatheinga) construction project...Vice-Mayor attends road openings...Rammar Chariot Micro Buses at discount prices in Mandalay Trade Fair...Fire preventive course for private filling stations commences...Student offspring given grants...UNIL-Opal (Lubricant) available at Automobile & Autoparts Expo 2011...Stake driven for village library in Myaing Township..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UMFCCI officials meet foreign guests...ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011 Group (2) Tennis Tournament kicks off..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Improve quality, character of Myanmar films"..... ARTICLE: "Department of Medical Research (Lower Myanmar) at the service of people" Byline: Ye Win Hsaung (Kyemon) Photos: Aye Min
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 24 January 2011
Date of publication: 24 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Hydropower projects will be completed in Kachin State one after another - Prime Minister U Thein Sein attends inauguration of Tarpein-1 Hydropower Plant...55th Maha Convocation held for outstanding monks, nuns, laypersons...Good Year brand tyres displayed at Automobile & Autoparts Expo 2011...International Culinary Course at Star Resources...Myanmar TV...Parties, politicians and the people have different opinions, stances and policies, but have to give top priority to national interest in exercising multiparty democracy..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Kyaw Myo Htut accredited to Great Britain and Northern Ireland...U Tin Oo Lwin appointed as ambassador to Singapore...U San Myint Oo appointed as ambassador to Pakistan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep school compounds clean"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 23 January 2011
Date of publication: 23 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industry-1 Maung Myanmar Men’s Women’s Cycling Contest concludes...Kanyin Creek Bridge inaugurated in Ingapu Township...Maj-Gen Myint Soe tours Gangaw, Pale, Monywa townships...Zaw Creek Bridge inaugurated in Kanbalu Township...Myanmar TV...Minbu-Pwintbyu railroad section of Kyangin-Pakokku railroad construction project commissioned into service..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: In order to reach desired goal, BIMSTEC need to move forward to vigorous implementation stage with appropriate, effective action plan - Early establishment of Permanent Secretariat needed to keep up, sustain momentum of BIMSTEC...Hotels and Tourism Minister attends ASEAN Tourism Ministers’ Meeting, Greater Mekong Sub-region Tourism Ministers’ Meeting, ASEAN+3 Tourism Ministers’ Meeting and opening ceremony of ASEAN Tourism Forum...UMFCCI meets Malaysian guests...13th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting held...Prime Minister U Thein Sein receives BIMSTEC FMs and high-ranking officers...Youth tennis squads arrive to participate in ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stay away from drugs for your health and happiness"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 22 January 2011
Date of publication: 22 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Regional development tasks gaining momentum in Kalay, Haka...KNU fires launcher at a Hilux van, three passengers wounded...Cash assistance provided to war...COTTO Sanitary Ware & Fittings on display at Automobile & Autoparts Expo...Central Committee for Organizing 48th Myanma Gems Emporium-2011 holds 1st meeting...A&I Minister meets staff of SLRD...Central committee for organizing the opening ceremony of Safari Garden (Nay Pyi Taw) meets...Kalaw/Ayethaya GTI to pay respects to faculty members...Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe of the Ministry of Defence attends opening of Automobile & Autoparts Expo 2011...Armed group members return to legal fold...Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza found in Sittwe Tsp...Academy night live on air...Myanmar TV...Talks on enhancement of reading skills held in Lashio District..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A&I Minister receives IMF mission leader...U Cho Tun Aung accredited to Cambodia...Dy FM arrives back, attending 9th BCIM Forum...MoU signed for implementation of Nam Tabat Hydropower Project...Health Minister receives Minister-in-Charge of Bhutan... veterans in Pyinmana Tsp..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Try to develop Myanmar film world"..... ARTICLES: "Kaunghmulon suspension bridge contributing to development of Kachin State" Byline: Than Than Nu..."Pakokku on west bank of Ayeyawady River gaining development momentum" Article: Ko Tin Hlaing (Meiktila); Photos: Ko Thant Sin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 21 January 2011
Date of publication: 21 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Announcement of Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw representatives... Announcement of Defence Services Personnel Amyotha Hluttaw representatives... Announcement of Defence Services Personnel Region or State Hluttaw representatives.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Maj-Gen Myint Soe on inspection tour around Shwebo District...Commander attends opening of Myanmar Medical Conference...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Aluminium composites on sales of promotion...Academy night live on air..... "PERSPECTIVES": "New roads for national development"..... ARTICLES: "Man’s fault or vehicle or road?" (2) Byline: Kayan Soe Myint..."Maday Dam benefits improvement of cultivation in western part of Magway Region" Article & Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 20 January 2011
Date of publication: 20 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Construction Minister inspects PyinOoLwin-Mogok Road construction...Future puts 5 intravenous fluids on the market...Aye Thanda Lwin settles for a silver in China International Weightlifting bash...Commander visits local battalions in Mongton, Monghsat Stations...Health Minister visits hospitals in Kyaukpadaung, NyaungU townships...EMP Co exhibits medicines and medical equipment...Couple of human trafficking sentenced, two victims compensated...Commander, Sports Minister tour Khamti District...Forestry Minister attends 106th Intake of Graduation Parade of Myanmar Forest School...Mandalay Mayor’s Trophy Vegetables and Fruit Show and Contest 12-18 Feb...Page One Book Fair on 21 January...“The girl with the white flag” in circulation...Rammar Chariot Micro Buses available at Automobile & Auto Parts Expo-2011...10,117.6 acres of poppy fields destroyed in 2010-2011...Contract inked on heavy production of coal in Sagaing Region, Shan State (South)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: ASEAN Foreign Ministers welcome positive developments including successful holding of multi-party democracy general elections, stress need for countries, which imposed sanctions on Myanmar, to respond to those developments, lift sanctions...Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Gambia...MOAs inked on implementation of Ywathit, Nampawn, Namtamhpak, Lemro, Lemro-II and Saingdin hydropower projects..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Myanmar to become leading supplier of beans and pulses"..... ARTICLE: "Man’s fault or vehicle or road?" (1) Byline: Kayan Soe Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 19 January 2011
Date of publication: 19 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Objectives of 64th Anniversary Union Day (2011)...EP-1 Ministry signs contracts with private companies for hydropower projects...Meeting on realization of objectives 4 & 5 of the Millennium Development Goals held...Mine blasts injure two in Kayin State...Job training for accountant at Cyber Sky...Energy Minister’s Cup inter-ward/village-tract men’s football tourney concludes...Chinatown Point Center to organize Lunar New Year Special programme on 20 Jan...Nawarat to hold talks on scholarship...WEATHER...Myanmar TV programmes foir 19 January...Slight earthquake hits Phaungpyin Township...Moderate earthquake jolts northern Sumatra...Significant night temperatures (18-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: DPRK Ambassador calls on UMFCCI Vice-Presidents...PRC Embassy donates publications, CDs to Ministry of Information...A&I Minister meets ROK guests...CPT Minister tours Yatanarpon Myothit... "PERSPECTIVES": "Keep shaping future of the nation in harness"..... ARTICLE: "Conquest of natural barrier of Yoma mountain range (Koebin-Thagaya Road)" Byline: Kayan Soe Myint; Photos: Kyaw Moe Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 18 January 2011
Date of publication: 18 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: UEC, Region/State Subcommission secretaries meet...New tarred road opened in Aungmyethazan Township...Coordination meeting of Ministry of Transport held...Outstanding public health staff, volunteers honoured...Hydropower materials available at Shwetaung Group of Companies...Information Minister U Kyaw Hsan attends respect-paying ceremony of MMA (Central)...Ministries meet for production of high-quality cotton and textiles...Talks for sustainable progress of libraries held...Significant night temperatures (17-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Sports Minister receives Korean guests...ASEAN FMs call for lifting of Myanmar sanctions...EP-1 Minister meets Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Boost exportation of marine products"..... ARTICLE: "Sun, inexhaustible source of energy" Article & Photos: Dr Thant Sin (Yangon West University)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 17 January 2011
Date of publication: 17 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Steel truss installed at Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku)...Industry-2 Minister visits manufacturing plants in Bago Region...Dy Construction Minister inspects maintenance of Ngamoeyeik Bridge...Books and furniture donated to village libraries in Kayan Township...Repaved roads put back into service in Bago...Energy Minister looks into laying natural gas pipeline at Pyawbwe-Tatkon section...Magway Region PDC Chairman tours Thayet District...Information Minister attends award ceremony of school library development and reading habit developing festival in Thakayta Township...Model monsoon paddy plot harvested in Kalay Township...Significant night temperatures (16-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Belarus to promote cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Ayeyawady dwellers enjoy higher socio-economic status"..... ARTICLE: "Good news for rubber growers" Article & Photos: Maung Maung Htwe (MNA)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 16 January 2011
Date of publication: 16 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nay Pyi Taw-Taungnyo-Chaungnet-Taungdwingyi tarred road, Kyweshin Bridge open...Regional development tasks of Shwebo, Katha Districts inspected...Myanmar Fisheries Federation meets...Seminar on Hepatitis held in Mandalay...Star Resources holds educative talk...Deputy Construction Minister visits Ayeyawady Bridge (Pakokku) Project...WISE to open Research Method and Techniques Course...MCBF, MHA to hold Cane-ball Competition in NyaungU...Commander, Deputy Health Minister encourage eye patients...New concrete roads put into service...Commander attends Commander’s Shield Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Contest...Industry-1 Ministry holds Maung Myanmar cycling contest...Transport Minister attends MMU fifth convocation...Model long staple cotton plantation harvested..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Myanmar, Cambodia discuss cooperation in tourism industry..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Develop national outlook"..... ARTICLES: "Safari Park (Nay Pyi Taw) to be opened soon" Byline: Phyo Sandar Myint; Photos: Zin Bo Min (Kyemon)..."Multi-Hazard Early Warning Centre" Byline: Zaw Naing Win; Photos: Khin Maung Win
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 15 January 2011
Date of publication: 15 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: To build modern, developed nation calls for hardworking healthy human resources - Bogale Township People’s Hospital (100-bed) opened...Beside efforts for manufacturing quality machine parts locally, it is necessary to build whole mother industry in the nation - PM visits display of machine parts, spare parts used in steam/gas turbines, power grids...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Cairo tailoring shop launches its branch in Nay Pyi Taw...Minister visits local pearl sales...SSA-S (Wanyein) armed group exchanges arms for peace..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: U Min Lwin accredited to Bangladesh...U Kyaw Zwar Minn accredited to France...EP-1 Minister receives PRC guests...Malaysian PM felicitates Prime Minister U Thein Sein...Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister sends message of felicitations to Minister U Nyan Win...U Khin Maung Tin accredited to Japan...U Tin Oo appointed as Ambassador to PRC...U Tin Yu concurrently appointed as Ambassador to Morocco...Energy Minister visits Myitnge Bridge Project holding China-Myanmar gas pipeline..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Work hard for factories and plants to be operated at full capacity"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdfg (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 14 January 2011
Date of publication: 14 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Nation on course for goal of industry and technology-based economy - ASEAN Engineering Award medals presented to winner...All should take pride in maintaining and safeguarding infrastructures built by government, effectively use them for socio-economic development...Myanmar Health Research Conference continues for fourth day...CPT Minister attends work coordination meeting on better communication service...KMD’s Happy Weekend Road Show on 15-17 Jan...17 books on law and bylaw in demand...298 drug-related cases exposed in December 2010...Night temperatures likely to fall...Significant night temperatures (13-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Cuban Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations...FM attends 10th Meeting of Lao-Myanmar Joint Commission...Transport Minister receives Chinese Ambassador... for Bilateral Cooperation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Pathein-Monywa Road, a reliable artery"..... ARTICLE: "Kanma Township boosts agricultural production with Maday Dam" Byline & Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 13 January 2011
Date of publication: 13 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Prime Minister attends opening of No (5) Fertilizer Plant (Pathein)...Media Lane, The Creative Agency, Myanmar Star Universe open new office...Nano Energizer available at Electric and Consumer Product Exhibition 2011...Workshop on biological effectiveness held...Industry-2 Minister oversees reconstruction works in Kyaukpyu Township...Entries invited for World Health Day Magazine, Exhibition...Press conference on cane ball contest held...Shwe Lamin Nagar to take part in New Year Special Sales Exhibition...Myanmar Health Research Conference goes on...ART treatment to cover three more townships...MSI laptops to be displayed at New Year Special Sales Exhibition...New BEHS opening honours Union Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: A&I Minister receives Chinese delegation...EP-1 Minister receives Indian Ambassador...MPMEEA delegation leaves for India..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Accelerate post-literacy campaigns"..... ARTICLE: "Coffee, foreign exchange earner" Byline & Photos: PyinOoLwin Chit Swe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 12 January 2011
Date of publication: 12 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: Invitation cards sent to Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw representatives Hluttaw representatives to inform Nay Pyi Taw not later than 27 Jan... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Goal of building new nation cannot be achieved only with lip service and unrealistic approaches - Prime Minister addresses inauguration of Pathein-Monywa tarred road...Special Refresher Course for Basic Education Teachers No. 40 commences...Labour Minister attends school family day of No. 4 BEHS Mingala Taungnyunt...First machine of Shwegyin Hydropower Station comes online...Minister oversees embankment repairing in An Township...Significant night temperatures (11-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UMFCCI officials meet Malaysian guests...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe...Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Prime Minister U Thein Sein...Industry-1 Minister meets Chinese guests..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stay in touch with ICT"..... ARTICLE: "Economic indicators suggest Hainggyikyun enjoys significant development" Byline & Photos: Maung Tin Hlaing (Hotels & Tourism
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 11 January 2011
Date of publication: 11 January 2011
Description/subject: CONVENING OF HLUTTAWS: First Pyithu Hluttaw Session on 31 January...First Region/State Hluttaw Session on 31 January...First Amyotha Hluttaw Session on 31 January..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: 17 books on law and bylaw in circulation...Myanmar Health Research Conference starts...Forestry Minister visits wood-based factories in Shwepyitha...Applied Google Earth & GIS course at Myanmar Credent Technology...Development of School Libraries and Reading Habit Festival held...Basic education teachers are to inculcate students with sense of safeguarding nation and people by employing effectively already-achieved stability, peace and rule of law - Refresher Course No. 74 for Basic Education Teachers opens...Bamboo grove management and utilization course opens...KIA mine kills local...Commander inspects Minbu-An- Sittway Railroad Project...EP-2 Minister visits Capital Power Transformer Factory...FEM brand perfume and cosmetics on market...UMFCCI holds course opening and concluding ceremony...Seven civil appeal cases heard...Rain continues...Significant night temperatures (10-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: MOFA conducts Basic Diplomatic Skills Course...Health Minister receives Staff Member of US Senate of American Embassy..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Grow rubber plant everywhere"..... ARTICLE: "Independence Day commemorative festival in Toungoo" Byline & Photos: Soe Mar Mar
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 10 January 2011
Date of publication: 10 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industry-1 Minister tours Kyaukse Industrial Region...Central Command Commander attends Mandalay Region’s School Family Day ceremony...Basic Banking Course No (45) concludes...MES holds AER certificates-presenting ceremony and conference...Healthy hair begins with healthy scalp...Minister inspects construction of fire station buildings...63rd Anniversary Independence Day message read out...Education Minister visits universities, colleges in Mandalay Region...Printing and Publishing Entrepreneurs Association meets...Symposium on Nephrology held...Kayin State Chairman inspects Yayboke Dam Project...Dy Energy Minister on inspection tour of Yedagun oilfield platform...Commander reads 63rd Anniversary Independence Day message...Myanmar Book Centre to launch Book-Buffet, Clearance Sale...Traffic knowledge disseminated in Monywa...Significant night temperatures (9-1-2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Beef up medical research"..... ARTICLES: "Kyee-Ohn Kyee-Wa Multi-Purpose Dam Project contributes to greening of Magway Region" Byline and Photos: Khin Maung Than (Sethmu)..."Highly-recommended Innzin Village bean curd" Byline: Myint Maung Soe
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 10 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 9 January 2011
Date of publication: 09 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Taikkyi-Phaunggyi-Bago Road linking Taikkyi and Bago commissioned into service...9th Myanmar ICT Week kicks off...EP-1 Minister visits Kunchaung Hydropower Project...Cintra digital scale, AD digital gold quality assessing machine at discount...MFF to hold 11th AGM on 15 Jan...“Stories for Men” comes out...Website and Business application contests soon...Pediatric nephrology seminar commences...Tennis court commissioned into service in Mingala Taungnyunt Tsp...Dedaye Tsp gets new library...KNU’s bomb hurts one civilian...Authentic (ATT) Trading in Living with Technology Expo-2011 in Yangon...Industry-1 Minister visits MPCI and MTI...New concrete roads in Sangyoung Township opened...... FOREIGN RELATIONS: SWRR Minister receives foreign guests...... "PERSPECTIVES": "Extend fish breeding"..... ARTICLE: "Nweyit Village, source of cauliflowers and cabbages" Byline: Myit Maung Soe; Photos: Tin Soe (Myanma Alin)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 09 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 8 January 2011
Date of publication: 08 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Construction Minister inspects Nay Pyi Taw- Taungnyo-Myothit-Kanbya (Magway) Road...Banks Supervisory Committee, Myanmar Banks Association hold 124th meeting...Fourth Nay Pyi Taw Inter-ministry Women Volleyball Tournament kicks off...9th Myanmar ICT Week at Yatanarpon Cyber City...Noble Nine to conduct business diploma course on 29 Jan...Sports Ministry meets for cane ball competition and ITF 14 & Under Asian Championships 2011...Readymade floor showcased at Living with Technology Expo 2011...Hospitality Operation & Service Course for job hunters...School Family Day observed in Nay Pyi Taw Tatkon...Central Committee for organizing opening ceremony of Safari Garden (Nay Pyi Taw) meets...MES to hold annual meeting on 9 January...Banking and marketing courses at BCB...Thuta San Eain library to enlighten Aleywa villagers...New BEMS (Branch) emerges in Kangyi village of Pale Township...Untimely rainfall...Significant night temperatures (7-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe...Nepalese Prime Minister felicitates Prime Minister U Thein Sein...Religious Affairs Minister receives Ambassador of Apostolic Nunciature to Thailand..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Root out the danger of narcotics through cooperation"..... ARTICLE: "Mon State to become a land of rubber farms" Byline: Myo Min Thein (Mayangon); Photos: Lay Nwe (Mingaladon)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 08 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 7 January 2011
Date of publication: 07 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Industry-1 Minister inspects Soap Factory and Cotton Grinding Factory in Yamethin...Commander attends Deepawali Commemorative Celebration, Pongal Pre Function Dinner...MYANMAR GAZETTE...Upgrading of Tachilek Airport in momentum...Nano energizer brand Engine Restoration and Protection products on sales...Bago Region vice-chairman views free eye treatment...Woodcarving products available at Shwebin Ngwebin U Than Tun Furniture House...Shine played a role in Housing, Living and Furniture Fair...Talk on Withholding Tax held...Reminder for watercraft...Paddy per acre yield reaches 85.50 baskets in Hpa-an District...Insein Township Writers and Journalists Association pays respects to doyen literati...Thutayaungchi library opens in Ponnagyun Tsp...Significant night temperatures (6-1-2011)..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Strive for operating factories at full capacity"..... ARTICLES: "Over 150,000 viss of fish and prawn flow into Kyimyindine Central Sanpya Fish Market" Article & Photos: Purchaser Po Htaw..."Myanmar’s political affairs at present and in future" Maung Sedanar (B.A, B.Ed)
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 07 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 6 January 2011
Date of publication: 06 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Flag hoisting and saluting ceremony held in Yangon Region...Commander inaugurates BEHS in Mongsan, Kunhing Tsp...Energy Minister looks into No 5 Fertilizer Plant in Pathein...Vice-Chairperson of MWEA attends Sustainable Livelihood For Women Through Craft Seminar...Independence Day commemorative equestrian contest finishes...K Future introduces Automobile & Autoparts Expo to media...Talks on Myanmar 2020 and Beyond on 8 Jan...Foreign Affairs Ministry opens archive and library...Mayor attends opening of new concrete roads in Insein Tsp...Significant night temperatures (5-1-2011)..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe...Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to Prime Minister U Thein Sein...Information Minister receives Chinese Ambassador..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Be dutiful for today’s literary world"..... ARTICLES: "Rich deposits of oil and gas discovered in Pahtolon Oilfield" Byline: Yan Gyi Aung; Photos: Ministry of Energy..."Pyinmana-Taungnyo Road to give impetus to regional development" Byline & photos: Po Thaw Zin
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 06 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 5 January 2011
Date of publication: 05 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Senior General Than Shwe, wife Daw Kyaing Kyaing host dinner to mark 63rd Anniversary Independence Day...Minister meets road/bridge construction companies...CPT celebrates Independence Day with sports events, funfair...Education seminar on 15-16 Jan...Book “Contemporary Architecture” in circulation...MSF President’s Cup Swimming Competition concludes...Mandalay Football Stadium to be built...Mayor attends opening ceremonies of new roads in S Okkalapa Tsp...Transport Ministry wins title of Women Football Tournament (Senior) 2010...Independence Day commemorative sports, games and funfairs held nationwide...YTTHE Images of the 63rd Anniversary Independence Day celebrations in Nay Pyi Taw...63rd Anniversary Independence Day State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony takes place..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe...Foreign Vice-Presidents send felicitations to Vice-Senior General Maung Aye...Foreign Heads of Government send felicitations to Prime Minister U Thein Sein..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Stride towards new democratic nation"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 05 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 4 January 2011
Date of publication: 04 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: After the nation sees a new government elected by the people in line with the new constitution, all national people have to participate harmoniously in building a new nation with already-built foundations" {NAY PYI TAW, 4 Jan—The following is the translation of the message sent by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe on the occasion of the 63rd Anniversary Independence Day (2011).}...Maj-Gen Tin Ngwe of the Ministry of Defence oversees regional development tasks in Kyauktan...Suspect loses head in attempted bomb attack...Hospitability courses at Santini...Web development course at Myanmar Credent Technology...Progress of infrastructures across the nation in the time of the State Peace and Development Council: Information and Communication Sector - People will have media efficiency based on wide range of scope for completely safeguarding the national interest; Communication projects under implementation; Progress of information sector across the nation after 1988; Special features to honour the 63rd Anniversary Independence Day: Transmission of MRTV-4, MI-TV and Skynet-TV; FM Stations and their coverage; Progress of communication sector across the nation from 1988 to date...Myanmar’s education goal can be achieved only if parents, teachers and students do their bit in national education promotion programmes Secretary-1 attends School Family Day awarding ceremony...Union of Myanmar State Peace and Development Council Notification No. 1/2011 14th Waning of Nadaw, 1372 ME (4 January 2011) [conferring of religious titles]...State Peace and Development Council issues notifications to confer religious titles, medals...Marathon, mini marathon events on Independence Day..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Foreign Heads of State send felicitations to Senior General Than Shwe..... "PERSPECTIVES": "For perpetuation of independence and sovereignty"..... CARTOON: "Have discipline"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 3 January 2011
Date of publication: 03 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: "Continue safeguarding the motherland" - The entire people have to bear in mind the historical background of independence struggles forever and will have to continue to safeguard the motherland for ensuring perpetuity of the nation and sovereignty. {Senior General Than Shwe Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (From message sent on the occasion of 61st Anniversary Independence Day)}...Progress of infrastructures across the nation in the time of the State Peace and Development Council - Education and Health Sector...Outstanding students in Kachin State honoured...Mayor attends opening of road and tube well in Kyauktada Tsp...Sports meets hail 63rd Anniversary Independence Day...Yangon Media Group marks 6th birthday...Special features to hail the 63rd Anniversary Independence Day: Progress of education sector across the nation after 1988; Progress of university of medicine and training schools from 1988 to date; Progress of health sector across the nation after 1988...Construction Minister inspects Pathein- Monywa Road...Equestrian Contest hails 63rd Anniversary Independence Day...Physics graduates of YASU pay respects to faculty members...Slight earthquake hits Yunnan Province...Radio, books donated to village libraries in Dalla Tsp...Independence Day State Flag Hoisting and Saluting Ceremony live on MRTV..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: UMFCCI officials meet Egyptian delegation..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Say no to tobacco"..... ARTICLES: For flower of independence to be in full bloom forever HAILING THE 63RD ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY: "Ward off colonialist tricks with patriotism" Kyaw Ye Min.....CARTOON: "What is independence?".....POEM: "A roaring victory"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 2 January 2011
Date of publication: 02 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Bounden duty - The entire people are duty-bound to safeguard the motherland through the might of national unity for ensuring non-disintegration of the Union, non-disintegration of national solidarity and perpetuation of sovereignty, while keeping a watchful eye on attempts of neocolonialists to harm the sovereignty of the country. {Senior General Than Shwe Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (From the message sent on the occasion of the 61st Anniversary Independence Day)}...Wider use of vehicles manufactured by already-opened automobile factories will contribute much to better transport - Prime Minister attends opening of Heavy Turbo Truck Assembly Shop, Gear & Transmission Plant of No. 3 Automobile Factory (Magway)...School Family Day for 2010-2011 academic year kicks off...MTTF President’s Cup Table Tennis Championship concludes...“Three Friends” joins Housing, Living & Furniture Fair...Hlawga Park to extend opening hours on Independence Day, Kayin New Year Day...Above-65 doubles tennis contest kicks off...Progress of infrastructures across the nation in the time of the State Peace and Development Council: Agriculture and electric power sector - Today’s endeavours become sound foundations for progress and prosperity in the future - Progress of agricultural sector from 1988 to date - Dams under construction - Progress of electric power sector across the nation from 1988 to date - Projects under implementation...Literati to discharge bounden duty through literary strength to enable the entire people to correctly know internal and international progress in serving the national interest - Literati to participate in building a Union in line with "PERSPECTIVES": "For perpetuation of independence, sovereignty"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 63RD ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY: "Spirit of cherishing independence and honouring election results" Khaing Myo Nyilar Aung.....CARTOON: "A race that deserves independence" ["A race that deserves independence… is a race always embraces unity and fairness without having any disagreements…".....POEM: "Let’s join hands in harmony"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 January 2011


Title: "The New Light of Myanmar" 1 January 2011
Date of publication: 01 January 2011
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Spirit of cherishing independence: In Myanmar history, the Myanmar people’s spirit of cherishing and safeguarding independence has been strong and prominent. - Senior General Than Shwe Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (From message sent on the occasion of 49th Anniversary Independence Day)...Recent elections held successfully without violence - Tatmadaw to continue to render assistance to successive government that will emerge [NAY PYI TAW, 31 Dec—The following is the full text of speech delivered by Deputy Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Maung Aye at the Passing Out Parade of the 8th Intake of the Military Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Science today.]...1st meeting on long-term existence of Inlay Lake and environmental conservation...3rd Dam Safety During Design, Construction and Operation paper read...Blood donation to mark 20th Custom Day...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye and wife Daw Mya Mya San attend graduation dinner of MINPS 8...Progress of infrastructures across the nation in the time of the State Peace and Development Council - Transport Sector: Thanks to better transport, people can travel to any region of the Union in a short period, enjoying fruits of economic and social sectors; Progress of roads, bridges and rail transportation sector across the nation from 1988 to date; Progress of aviation and water transportation sector across the nation from 1988 to date...PBANRDA Minister inspects upgrading of Maubin-Twantay Road...Vice-Senior General Maung Aye attends Passing Out of Parade of MINPS 8..... FOREIGN RELATIONS: Senior General Than Shwe sends message of felicitations to President of Cuba...Foreign Minister sends message of felicitations to Cuban counterpart...Cash donated to relief fund of flood disaster in Pakistan..... "PERSPECTIVES": "Towards the goal of new nation"..... ARTICLE: HAILING THE 63RD ANNIVERSARY INDEPENDENCE DAY: "Resolution to build a new nation" Myint Maung (PhilQ).....CARTOON: "Rally full public support!".....POEM: "Independence Day thoughts"
Language: English
Source/publisher: News and Periodical Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB
Date of entry/update: 01 January 2011